George Koyama oral history interview, part 1 of 4, February 10, 2005

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Description

Koyama and the interviewers introduce themselves. He describes his hometown Nampa, Idaho. He talks about his father's immigration to the United States. He discusses his father's employment ventures. He describes his family home. He talks about his siblings. He describes his parent's personalities He discusses the languages that were spoken at home. Koyama talks about his interactions with members of his community. He shares his mothers backstory. He explains his parents means of child rearing. He describes the lessons that he received from his parents. He discusses his experiences in Japanese language school. He talks about his involvement in sports. He explains how his brother died. He describes his first job and his work on the family farm. He discusses family meal times.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:40

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0527_01_Koyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/527-Koyama-George-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jan 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Koyama, George: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Koyama oral history interview, part 1 of 4, February 10, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051084.