Hiroko Nakashima

Kibei female. Born 1927 in Spokane, Washington. Went to Japan at the age of twelve with her mother and sister to visit relatives and gain a "Japanese education." Was in Japan when World War II broke out, remaining there for the duration of the war. Returned to the United States soon after the war ended, married a Japanese American U.S. Navy serviceman (who soon after the wedding was sent overseas to serve in Japan) and eventually settled in Seattle, Washington. This interview focuses on her experiences as an American living in Japan during the war.


Hiroko Nakashima Interview — ddr-densho-1000-69
October 15, 1999. Seattle, Washington.
01:38:58 — 30 segments.
Hiroko Nakashima