Mary Montoya

Female of Japanese and Mexican ancestry. Born 1916 in El Paso, Texas. Father was an Issei from Japan, and mother was from Mexico. Mary grew up in several cities in New Mexico. She was married and living in California when the war broke out, but was not identified as being of Japanese ancestry. Returned to Gallup, New Mexico.


Mary Montoya Interview — ddr-densho-1009-2
August 14, 2012. Gallup, New Mexico.
01:15:29 — 17 segments.
Mary Montoya