Mitsuo Kodama oral history interview, part 1 of 6, May 6, 2004

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Description

Kodama begins the interview talking about his parents and how they came from Japan and settled down in Mountain View, California. They would become farmers, specializing in fruit, and help to run an on-sen as well. He also talks about his sisters and the discipline that they had growing up and some fond memories that he had with each parent. He would attend regular and Japanese language school during his childhood, learning Japanese culture and values, but growing up as a Seventh-day Adventist.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:16

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0451_01_Kodama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/451-Kodama-Mitsuo-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jan 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kodama, Mitsuo: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mitsuo Kodama oral history interview, part 1 of 6, May 6, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050491.