Harvey Kitaoka oral history interview, part 2 of 7, January 23, 2005

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Description

Kitaoka discusses the Alien Land Laws and the reasons why Japanese immigrants are only able to lease land and not buy. Kitaoka recalls his Father transitioning form produce farming to a chicken ranch because farm the lease expires. At this time only American citizens are allowed to purchase land.

Kitaoka attends school at Playa Del Rey and Venice School District. He discusses the social class level and economic level of his classmates. Kitaoka attends Venice High school for a semester before transferring to a high School in Norwalk. During Kitaoka's youth he enjoys listening to the radio. His favorite radio programs are Jack Armstrong, football games and boxing matches. Growing up Kitaoka helps with his family business after school.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

2005 January 23

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0523_02_Kitaoka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/523-Kitaoka-Harvey-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Jul 06

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Kitaoka, Harvey: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harvey Kitaoka oral history interview, part 2 of 7, January 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051061.