Taro Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 23, 2005

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Description

Arakaki talks a bit more about his childhood in Okinawa. As he grew up in the village of Gushiken, he would learn folk songs, and play with his siblings. He would also take an interest in karate and learn bo. Next, he talks about the home he grew up in with his grandparents and the types of chores and responsibilities they had, including having neighbors with a pig farm. He also gives a small background on working as a butcher, carpenter and custodian, while settling down and starting a family.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:30

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Identifier

2005OH0630_03_Arakaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/630-Arakaki-Taro-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 10

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Arakaki, Taro: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: inteviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Taro Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051773.