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Harry Kawahara

Nisei male. Born September 14, 1931, in San Leandro, California. Grew up in San Leandro, where father ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, moved with family to Salt Lake City for a year before returning to San Leandro. After the war, was involved in numerous causes including the ethnic studies movement and the redress movement.


Harry Kawahara Interview — ddr-densho-1000-368
September 20, 2011. Los Angeles, California.
02:28:15 — 25 segments.
Harry Kawahara