Whitey Kurasaki oral history interview, part 1 of 6, June 8, 1999

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Description

Kurasaki talks about his other names and his childhood. He talks about his parents and his family's income. He discusses primary school and Japanese language school. He describes his education and carpentry work. Kurasaki explains what life was like before World War Two. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He explains how he volunteered for the army. He talks about the discrimination that Japanese Americans faced during the war. He also discusses his Japanese identity and values.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:25:48

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0059_01_Kurasaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/059-Kurasaki-Whitey-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Feb 13

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kurasaki, Whitey: narrator, Hashisaka, Ann: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Whitey Kurasaki oral history interview, part 1 of 6, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050224.