Akira Otani oral history interview, part 1 of 7, April 17, 2004

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Description

Akira Otani and the interviewers introduce themselves. Otani shares his parent's backstories. He talks about what his father did for work. He describes his father's personality. He discusses Kakaako, Hawaii. He lists his siblings. He describes his family's home. He talks about his father's fish business. He discusses his work at a local cannery. He describes his childhood activities. He talks about his mother's personality. He describes family meals. Otani discusses his education. He talks about his friendships and about going fishing with friends.

Identifier

2004OH0437_01_Otani

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/437-Otani-Akira-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Otani, Akira: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Akira Otani oral history interview, part 1 of 7, April 17, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050376.