Robert Yano oral history interview, part 1 of 6, March 6, 2004

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Description

Yano begins the interview talking about being born and raised in California, playing marbles and hanging out with friends and neighbors. His family would come from Hiroshima, Japan and settle in California, his father as a farm laborer and his mother as a picture bride. Due to alien land laws, they would not be able to purchase land but would become sharecroppers and put the land in the children's names. He talks about memories with his mother and father and lists his brothers. During his childhood, he would also attend Japanese language school, learning about Japanese culture and values.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:53

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0415_01_Yano

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/415-Yano-Robert-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Feb 04

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yano, Robert: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Robert Yano oral history interview, part 1 of 6, March 6, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 22, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050179.