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John Naoshi Fuyuume oral history interview, part 1 of 4, July 21, 2006
Fuyuume begins the interview speaking about growing up in Pasadena, being neighbors with Jackie Robinson, and his family background. Next, he talks about the activities he grew up doing, including playing baseball, piano lessons and helping out in the family grocery store. Next, he talks about his brother, friendships and high school in Los Angeles. Right before his high school graduation from Pasadena Junior College, he and his family were forced to move out of Pasadena, selling all their things and live at an assembly center in Tulare.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1925 Apr 04
Location of Birth
Entrance into Service
Fuyuume, John: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “John Naoshi Fuyuume oral history interview, part 1 of 4, July 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 4, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049757.