Kenneth Inada oral history interview, part 1 of 7, September 26, 2005

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Description

Kenneth Inada begins the interview talking about his childhood home and what it was like to grow up in Honolulu. He would be immersed in Japanese culture and ethics, watching Japanese movies and attending Japanese language school after his normal schooling. After this, he talks about his family background, his father coming from Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan and his mother coming from Iwakuni in Japan as a picture bride. Settling in Hawaii, his father would open a tofu factory and be very successful, not having to worry much during the Great Depression.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:21

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0606_01_Inada

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/606-Inada-Kenneth-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 May 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Inada, Kenneth: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kenneth Inada oral history interview, part 1 of 7, September 26, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051644.