Kojiro Kawaguchi oral history interview, part 1 of 4, December 19, 1999

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Description

Kawaguchi discusses his childhood growing up in San Francisco, California, including talking about going to school, his hobbies, religion and his involvement with the church, and going to Japanese school. He also recalls a story regarding the discrimination he faced when looking for employment, and his thoughts on the attack on Pearl Harbor. Lastly, Kawaguchi discusses his family's experiences after Executive Order 9066, the living conditions he faced while at Topaz Incarceration Camp, working at Hull House in Chicago, and being part of a non-segregated unit while attending basic training for Military Intelligence Service (MIS) at Fort Hood, before being transferred to Fort Snelling.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:26:04

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0098_01_Kawaguchi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/098-Kawaguchi-Koji-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Apr 28

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kawaguchi, Kojiro: narrator, Enomoto, Satomi: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kojiro Kawaguchi oral history interview, part 1 of 4, December 19, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050649.