Yasu Teramura oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 11, 2005

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Dublin Core

Description

Teramura continues his recollection of his school years in Oregon, his favorite subject being math. He discusses some of the impactful teachers he had and some of the discrimination that he faced during his childhood. After graduating from Oregon City High School, he would attend trade school. Next, he talks about his whereabouts when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and seeing Ambassador Nomura just a few days before it happened. After Pearl Harbor, his family would be evacuated and sent to Portland assembly center. His family would continue on to Minidoka concentration camp, but Yasu would find work at a sugar beet farm and work there until he was drafted into the Army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0529_02_Teramura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/529-Teramura-Yasu-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 18

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Teramura, Yasu: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yasu Teramura oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 11, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 4, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051120.