Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 1 of 9, August 30, 2003

Files

Dublin Core

Description

This interview is with both Lawson Sakai and Paul Teruya. First, Teruya discusses his father including his immigration to Hawaii, and his employment; and talks about his mother's immigration. Next, Sakai talks about his father including his immigration to California and employment; talks about his mother; and discusses his parents nursery and farming business. Next, Teruya discusses his siblings; his brother's military service; and discusses his childhood growing up in Hawaii including his neighborhood, experiences with discrimination, diving hobby, and friendships. Sakai then talks about his siblings and brother-in-law; his family's religion; and his parents' physical traits and personalities. Lastly, Sakai discusses his favorite memories of his parents; talks about his interactions with Hawaiians who lived in his community; and discusses childhood food.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:49

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0374_01_Sakai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/374-Sakai-Lawson-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 27

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakai, Lawson: narrator et al., “Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 1 of 9, August 30, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049779.