Charles Saiki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, March 19, 2005

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Description

Saiki begins the interview with an introduction and talking about how his family came from Yamaguchi prefecture to Kauai, Hawaii. After this, he speaks about growing up on a rice farm in Hawaii and all the intricacies of how to plant the seedlings and exchanging labor with the other local farmers. After this, he talks about when he volunteered for the Army and his friends and families reactions to that. He also speaks about his family background, including nine siblings. He then talks about his childhood years, attending Japanese language school, learning values from his parents and attending Japanese festivals.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:53

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0547_01_Saiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/547-Saiki-Charles-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jun 03

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Saiki, Charles: narrator et al., “Charles Saiki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, March 19, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 7, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051298.