Shigeyoshi Tom Takata oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 20, 2004

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Description

Takata talks about high school and his youth basketball team. He describes a teacher that had a big influence on his life. He reflects on his experiences with discrimination while living in Sacramento. He talks about his move to Los Angeles and subsequent return to Sacramento. Takata briefly discusses his produce business. He explains how he volunteered for the Army. He talks about his basic training in Texas and South Carolina. He discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor and how he was discriminated against while in the military.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:40

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0420_02_Takata

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/420-Takata-Tom-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jun 01

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Takata, Shigeyoshi: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeyoshi Tom Takata oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 20, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050243.