Tomoichi "Fish" Sakaji oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 20, 2003

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Description

Sakaji discusses his parents including his mother's death, father's employment, and their reasons for immigrating to the United States. He then talks about his siblings; his childhood chores; discusses the differences between past and present day Santa Maria, California; talks about his community growing up; religion; and languages spoken at home. Lastly, Sakaji talks about attending Japanese language school; discusses learning Japanese culture at home; talks about values he learned from his father; and talks about his childhood home and bicycle.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:44

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0379_01_Sakaji

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/379-Sakaji-Tomo-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Nov 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakaji, Tomoichi: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tomoichi "Fish" Sakaji oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 20, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049842.