Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 1 of 7, June 8, 1999

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Description

Tokita and the interviewers introduce themselves. He describes his grandparents immigration. He shares his father's backstory. He talks about his early life on the Wilcox Estate. He discusses J.N. Wilcox. He describes his experiences in primary school. He talks about Japanese language school. He discusses his childhood activities. He shares his memories of his mother. Tokita describes Kaui, Hawaii. He talks about his work on the Wilcox Estate. He describes his experiences in his high school. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He also shares the values that he got from his family. He discusses working for a newspaper.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:27

Language

Identifier

1999OH0057_01_Tokita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/057-Tokita-Turk-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 May 25

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokita, Turk: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 1 of 7, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050205.