Theodore Tsukahara oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 25, 2001

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Description

Tsukahara discusses what Little Tokyo is like in the 1930's. He details about December 7 and its aftermath. Tsukahara discusses forced removal and going to Santa Anita Temporary Detention Center.. He illustrates the living conditions and the treatment of Japanese Americans on the west coast. Tsukahara also discusses about his experiences at Heart Mountain Concentration Camp. He recalls his first draft notice and volunteering for the army. Tsukahara goes to Salt Lake City for six months before joining the army and his wife goes to Chicago to work for a candy company, while their son is being looked after by Tsukahara's Mother.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0164_02_Tsukahara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/164-Tsukahara-Ted-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Sep 20

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tsukahara, Ted: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Theodore Tsukahara oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 25, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051800.