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South Bay JACL Oral History Collection (ddr-densho-400)
Collection South Bay JACL Oral History Collection (ddr-densho-400)
This collection consists of interviews conducted by the South Bay Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League as part of the South Bay History Project. The project seeks to preserve the history of Japanese American settlement in the greater South Bay community, a Southern California region south of Playa Del Rey and north of Long Beach. …
av Tetsuo "Ted" Hasegawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-4)
Ted Hasegawa was born on January 16, 1921, in Sacramento, California, and educated in Japan. When he returned to Torrance, California, where his parents farmed, he started kindergarten at the age of 11. After high school, he took automotive classes at a trade school in Los Angeles. Hasegawa witnessed the mass eviction of Japanese residents from …
Miyoko Fujikawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-2)
av Miyoko Fujikawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-2)
Miyoko Fujikawa was born on December 25, 1919, in Reedley, California, and grew up in Harbor City, California. Fujikawa was imprisoned at the Santa Anita Racetrack and the concentration camp in Jerome, Arkansas. After leaving camp, she worked as a beautician in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during WWII and purchased her own beauty shop when she resettled in …
Frank Endo Interview (ddr-densho-400-1)
av Frank Endo Interview (ddr-densho-400-1)
Frank Endo was born in Wilmington, California, on April 20,1923, and grew up on Terminal Island, California. He taught gymnastics at Santa Anita, California, Race Track and at the concentration camp in Amache, Colorado, where he was imprisoned. Endo worked in Chicago during WWII and served in the U.S. Army's Military Intelligence Service. He participated in …
Namiye Fukuzawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-3)
av Namiye Fukuzawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-3)
Namiye Fukuzawa was born on June 30, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Namiye's father was a vegetable hauler and her mother was a housewife living in Gardena, California. During World War II, Namiye and her family relocated to Logan, Utah. After the war they moved back to Gardena, California. This interview is part of the South …