Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 10, 1999

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Dublin Core

Description

Yamate discusses growing up in Los Angeles and talks about attending school, his neighborhood, his father’s produce market; and recreational activities such as his involvement with a boys club, going to camp, attending dances, and playing basketball. He also talks about friendships; and his employment as a salesman at a banana company and the discrimination he faced while trying to get his job back after he was drafted. Lastly, Yamate discusses purchasing a car, his experiences as part of a teamster union, and his pre-war experiences with discrimination.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:44

Language

Identifier

1999OH0038_01_Yamate

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/038-Yamate-Kiyo-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Sep 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, Kiyoto: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 10, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049991.