Kiyoshi Fujimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 5, April 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Fujimoto discusses how he got his nickname; and talks about growing up in Bell, California including talking about his family, his father’s occupation on a farm, and his own duties helping out on the farm. He then continues to talk about his childhood and discusses playing softball, going to school, his neighborhood, and going to Japanese school. Next, Fujimoto talks about living in Japan for two years as a child, returning to the United States, attending Buddhist church, and going to the movies. Lastly, Fujimoto discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor and the curfew that followed, and recalls the time when the FBI went to his home and arrested his father.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:19

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0174_01_Fujimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/174-Fujimoto-Kiyoshi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Mar 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujimoto, Kiyoshi: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kiyoshi Fujimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 5, April 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051899.