John Ushijima oral history interview, part 1 of 7, March 21, 2005

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Description

Ushijima and the interviewers introduce themselves. Ushijima describes his early life in Hilo, Hawaii. He talks about his mother's cooking. He discusses his father's war service record and how he immigrated to America. He shares his mother's backstory. He talks about his father's work as a longshoremen. He describes his relationship with his father. He briefly discusses his father's tofu business and his family's finances. Ushijima talks about his family's move to Lincoln Park. He also talks about the Lincoln Wreckers youth gang. He describe his involvement with college sports. He discusses his childhood activities. He explains his parents child rearing techniques. He lists his siblings. He explain how he payed for college.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:05

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0550_01_Ushijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/550-Ushijima-John-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Mar 13

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ushijima, John: narrator et al., “John Ushijima oral history interview, part 1 of 7, March 21, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051319.