Grace F. Oshita

Nisei female. Born January 2, 1925, in San Francisco, California. Spent childhood in San Francisco where family operated successful miso factory and grocery store. Father arrested by FBI in February 1942 and sent to Fort Lincoln internment camp, North Dakota. Family removed to Tanforan Assembly Center and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Graduated from Topaz High School in 1943. Family resettled in Salt Lake City and reestablished the miso factory. Worked as office manager at miso factory until it was sold in the 1980s. Has been speaking to school groups about camp experience for the past 40 years.


Grace F. Oshita Interview — ddr-densho-1013-4
June 4, 2008. Salt Lake City, Utah.
02:11:20 — 26 segments.
Grace F. Oshita