Hiroshi Tanaka oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 27, 2005

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Description

Tanaka begins the interview with an introduction, being born in southern California. He also talks about how his parents came from Wakayama prefecture in Japan to California, his father actually going through Mexico and making his way across the border. He also talks about his siblings and attending school, finishing up at Garden Grove High School. His family also owned a vegetable farm, where their main produce was cabbage, and they would sell it locally at the Los Angeles Produce Market. He also briefly talks about a book he wrote of his family history so that he can share it with his children.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:36

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0608_01_Tanaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/608-Tanaka-Hiroshi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 08

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tanaka, Hiroshi: narrator, Garvey, John: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hiroshi Tanaka oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051655.