Sandra Tanamachi oral history interview, part 2 of 2, May 20, 2006

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Dublin Core

Description

Tanamachi discusses a family friend who received a Congressional Medal of Honor, and talks about teaching grade school. She then talks about her activism work which involved changing the name of a road which previously had a derogatory name. She discusses the lengthy process of changing the name of the road which included forming a committee; the involvement of the local government in Texas; personal issues she encountered with racism and receiving threats; and lastly, receiving awards and recognition of her activism after the name of the road was changed. Tanamachi also talks about some of the values she learned from her grandparents and parents; advice for her son and future generations; and discusses the 9/11 attacks. Lastly, Tanamachi shows and describes photographs of her grandmother in Japan; her uncle marching in Bruyeres; her uncle's funeral in Arlington National Cemetery and grave in Epinal, France; and an image that was taken during the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Bruyeres.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:56:08

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0689_02_Tanamachi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/689-Tanamachi-Sandra-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1946 Sep 12

Location of Birth

Index

Yes

Citation

Tanamachi, Sandra: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center:publisher, “Sandra Tanamachi oral history interview, part 2 of 2, May 20, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049650.