Jimmy Konno oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 3, 2003

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Dublin Core

Description

Konno discusses his parents and talks about his brother’s involvement with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He then talks about growing up on an orange grove in Azusa, California, his experiences with prejudice in high school, going to Japanese school, and playing sports. Konno also talks about what it was like traveling from Azusa into Los Angeles, working at a juicing plant while in college, discusses religion and going to church, and his participation in Japanese cultural activities.Lastly, Konno discusses his thoughts about the attack on Pearl Harbor and his family’s experiences following Executive Order 9066, including telling a story regarding the Japanese American Citizens League and discussing volunteering to go to Pomona Temporary Detention Facility to help set up barracks.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:02

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0345_01_Konno

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/345-Konno-Jimmy-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Aug 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Konno, Jimmy: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jimmy Konno oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 3, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049598.