John Ushijima oral history interview, part 2 of 7, March 21, 2005

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Description

Ushijima talks about his education and his mentors. He describes racial tensions in Hawaii. He discusses the values that he got from his parents. He talks about his experiences in Japanese language school. He discusses his involvement in kendo. He explains how he was introduced to Christianity. He also explains his commitment to Christianity. He lists his friends from church. He describes going swimming with friends when he was a child. He talks about a local brothel. He discusses his employment opportunities after graduating from high school. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He talks about the languages spoken in his home. He explains how his brother was killed in action. He talks about what it was like to work for American Factors. He describes his work on a plantation.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0550_02_Ushijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/550-Ushijima-John-2.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 2 of 7, March 21, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051320.