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Fred Hirasuna (ddr-csujad-8-88)
doc Fred Hirasuna (ddr-csujad-8-88)
Oral history interview with Fred Hirasuna. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Hirasuna, Fred
Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-122-29)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-122-29)
Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL. Mr. Hirasuna passed away on February …
Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-1000-21)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-1000-21)
Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in the redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL.

(This interview was conducted at …

Fred and Setsu Hirasuna interview (ddr-csujad-6-6)
doc Fred and Setsu Hirasuna interview (ddr-csujad-6-6)
Oral history interview with Fred and Setsu Hirasuna. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_HIRASUNA_FRED_AND_SETSU
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 12, (September 21, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 12, (September 21, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-37)
Select article titles: "50th Anniversary JACL's Oldest Chapter to Honor Hirasuna" (p.1); "Asian Americans Surpass Nat'l Average: Census" (p.1); "Nisei Farmers Form Patrols to Protect Raisins" (p.1); "Hakujin Comic Mistakes Nisei for Native from Japan" (p.2); "Japan Embassy Accepts Denial of FBI Break-in" (p.3); "Japanese Classes Underway at S.F. Grade, Jr. Highs" (p.6).
Fred Hirasuna Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-21-3)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-21-3)
Personal association with the Japanese American Citizens League as motivation for supporting redress

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-21-1)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-21-1)
Born in California

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore focused …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-21-14)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-21-14)
Reflections

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore focused primarily on …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-21-2)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-21-2)
"Voluntary evacuation" to Minnesota from California

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-21-7)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-21-7)
Importance of fundraising and a Washington, D.C. presence in lobbying efforts

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-21-6)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-21-6)
Differences between efforts of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations and Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-21-8)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-21-8)
Lobbying for support of redress among legislators

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-21-11)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-21-11)
Message to future generations: they should appreciate their heritage

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-21-9)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-21-9)
Thoughts on the legacy of the redress movement

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-21-5)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-21-5)
Building support for the redress movement in the Japanese American community, and differences between efforts of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations and Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-21-4)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-21-4)
Motivations for involvement in the redress movement, and personal role in gathering support for redress

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-21-12)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-21-12)
Legacy of the Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-21-10)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-21-10)
Redress payments versus apology

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-21-13)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-21-13)
Appreciation for the efforts of the Japanese American servicemen

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to …

Narrator Fred Hirasuna

Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in the redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL.
Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-29-1)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-29-1)
Opinion of the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-122-29-10)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-122-29-10)
Discussion about bias in documentary, and effect on future generations

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-29-4)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-29-4)
Defense of the Japanese American Citizens League's wartime stance

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-122-29-9)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-122-29-9)
Reflections

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding the resistance movement itself.

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-29-7)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-29-7)
Thoughts on the wartime stance of the JACL: "I think it was the real practical thing to do"

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this …

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