Joe Saito oral history interview, part 1 of 5, February 12, 2005

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Description

Saito discusses his childhood going up in the rural community of Oregon and his Issei parents. His Father works in the Farm Trucking business and Saito leaves Junior High School due to his Father's ailing health. Saito helps with the family business to help with the finances. He says life is difficult due to the Great Depression. He describes losing his childhood, child rearing and the hardship of Issei women.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:40

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0532_01_Saito

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/532-Saito-Joe-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Apr 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Saito, Joe: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Joe Saito oral history interview, part 1 of 5, February 12, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051172.