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Margaret Oshita oral history interview, part 2 of 8, March 17, 2005
Oshita continues talking about the cultural celebrations that she grew up with, such as New Years, where they would eat traditional foods. Next, she talks about growing up in Hawaii, sewing dresses for dolls and the decor that they had in their home. After this, she speaks about her school years, starting at Pohukaina School, where she would learn English, while also taking Japanese language school. Following that, she would attend Central Intermediate School, and then McKinley High School, when she first met her future husband. She talks about the various socials and dances that she attended and the types of music they played.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1922 Jun 25
Location of Birth
Entrance into Service
Oshita, Margaret: narrator et al., “Margaret Oshita oral history interview, part 2 of 8, March 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 9, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051247.