Norman Ikari oral history interview, part 1 of 7, June 26, 1999

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Dublin Core

Description

Norman Ikari begins the interview talking about growing up in Seattle, Washington where he would fish often, and go to a baseball games with his father. Due to the Great Depression, his family would move down to Los Angeles, facing his first bout of discrimination, as they settles in Montebello. There, his father would open up another dry cleaning business while his mother remained a housewife, while Norman would attend high school and join the boy scouts. After this, he would begin working at the local fruit stand, as well as picking grapes and then getting involved in the chick sexing business.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:46

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0068_01_Ikari

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/068-Ikari-Norman-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Feb 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Ikari, Norman: narrator et al., “Norman Ikari oral history interview, part 1 of 7, June 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050310.