Susumu Ota oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 10, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Ota discusses his parents and their occupations, and talks about growing up in Hawaii including childhood chores, discussing his siblings, and going to Japanese language school. He also talks about the Japanese community in Hawaii, going to church, and discusses Bon dances. Lastly, Ota talks about his family visiting Japan before World War Two, his whereabouts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and prejudice against Japanese Americans in Hawaii.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:18

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0507_01_Ota

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/507-Ota-Susumu-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ota, Susumu: narrator, Tanaka, Sharon: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Susumu Ota oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050925.