Shigeru Matsukawa oral history interview, part 6 of 7, September 19, 2005

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Description

After his war experiences in Europe, Matsukawa would head back to the United States, stopping first in New York, where he and a friend were determined to see the Statue of Liberty. He would head back to Utah and there, would decide to take advantage of the GI Bill and head to optometry school. He would work as an optometrist for a short time, before going to Fiji to help people there and then to work with contact lenses. Next, he talks about his marriage background, including his children and grandchildren. He also talks about his siblings and his family background.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:38

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Identifier

2005OH0604_06_Matsukawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/604-Matsukawa-Shigeru-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jan 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsukawa, Shigeru: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeru Matsukawa oral history interview, part 6 of 7, September 19, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051638.