David Sakura

Sansei male. Born 1936 in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Eatonville, Washington, where father worked for a lumber company. During World War II, removed with family to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Father served in the U.S. Army during the war. After leaving camp, lived in public housing on the outskirts of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he graduated from high school. Attended Bryan College in Tennessee. Involved in numerous Japanese American community organizations on the East Coast, particularly the Japanese American Citizens League.


David Sakura Interview II — ddr-densho-1000-513
July 22, 2022. Thornton, New Hampshire.
2:08:57 — 17 segments.
David Sakura Interview I — ddr-densho-1000-498
25-Mar-22. Thornton, New Hampshire.
2:37:10 — 21 segments.
David Sakura