John Y. Hayakawa

Nisei male. Born April 2, 1918, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Jose, California, where father ran a farm. Was an active member of the Japanese American Citizens League and helped to run the San Jose office after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After the war, returned to San Jose.


John Y. Hayakawa Interview — ddr-densho-1000-401
March 21, 2012. San Jose, California.
02:16:12 — 24 segments.
John Y. Hayakawa