Masao Akiyama oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 17, 2005

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Description

Akiyama talks about growing up in the Pacific Northwest and moving as a child to eastern Oregon, Portland, and Seattle. He then talks about his father and his employment as a cook; discusses his favorite dishes his father cooked; and talks about attending school. Next, Akiyama talks about recreational activities as a child such as going to the movies, playing marbles, and playing with his friends. Lastly, Akiyama talks about his mother and her occupation as a dance and shamisen teacher; attending Japanese language school; learning about Japanese culture and food; and values he learned from his parents.


Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:57

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0598_01_Akiyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/598-Akiyama-Masao-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 24

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akiyama, Masao: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Masao Akiyama oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051594.