Roy Tsuya oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 27, 2005

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Description

Tsuya and the interviewers introduce themselves. Tsuya talks about his early life on the plantation. He describes Lihue, Kauai. He discusses Japanese language school. He lists the languages spoken in his home. He shares his parent's backstories. He describes his travels to Japan. He talks about his grandmother. He discusses his chores. He lists his siblings. He describes his childhood activities. He talks about his mother's cooking, including a farewell dinner she made for him. He discusses his involvement in sports. He describes a book named "Plantation Boy." He describes his Japanese American identity. He talks about the forced removal of Japanese American soldiers. He explains his relationships with Mainland soldiers. He discusses volunteering for the military. He describes his involvement in the Buddhist Church.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:14

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0609_01_Tsuya

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/609-Tsuya-Roy-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Jan 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Tsuya, Roy: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Roy Tsuya oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051660.