Robert Endo oral history interview, part 1 of 7, May 14, 2005

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Description

Endo discusses the reasons why he changed his last name to his mother's maiden name; and talks about his parents and grandparents including disucssing his grandparents immigration and his parents employment. He then talks about a fatal car accident he was involved in that killed his father and brother; discusses his childhood homes; and talks about helping his mother who worked as a domestic. Next, Endo discusses going to the movies; attending Japanese language school; languages spoken at home; school; and childhood activities. Lastly, Endo talks about the mentorship he had with his mother's employer; talks about his experiences as a Boy Scout; discusses childhood experiences with discrimination; and talks about the attack on Pearl Harbor and aftermath including moving to Philadelphia.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:10

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0568_01_Endo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/568-Endo-Robert-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Mar 30

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Endo, Robert: narrator, Hayashida, Kenneth: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Robert Endo oral history interview, part 1 of 7, May 14, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 17, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051410.