Roy Fujiwara oral history interview, part 1 of 4, September 26, 2006

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Description

Fujiwara talks about his birthplace. He describes his father's early life. He discusses his Japanese identity. He talks about his siblings. He explains how his father immigrated to the United States. He describes his father's family. Fujiwara explains how he communicated with his family who lived in Japan. He talks about where his parents worked to make money. He describes how Alien Land Laws impacted his family. He briefly discusses his Japanese language school. He explains how eminent domain caused his family to move. He describes his family farm. He describes Seattle, Washington during the Great Depression. Fujiwara talks about his mother's family. He discusses his uncle's immigration and his work on the family farm. He discusses his experiences in primary school. He talks about his involvement in sports. He describes his experiences in high school. He explains how his son got his name. He talks about mentors. He also talks about the Seattle Pilots. He discusses two near death incidents. He talks about his hobbies. Fujiwara explains the Japanese cultural concept of the oldest son. He talks about breaking the color barrier while working in a department store.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:04

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0729_01_Fujiwara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/729-Fujiwara-Roy-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Feb 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujiwara, Roy: narrator, Garvey, John: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Roy Fujiwara oral history interview, part 1 of 4, September 26, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051569.