Samuel Fujimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, February 25, 2006

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Description

Fujimoto discusses his childhood including traveling from Hawthorne to Los Angeles by car, speaking Japanese, and attending Japanese language school. He then talks about the different Japanese writing systems, describes his childhood home in Hawthorne, discusses his childhood friendships; and talks about what life was like when his family was forced to move to downtown Los Angeles. Next, Fujimoto talks about his family's forced removal to Pomona temporary detention facility, and recalls a story regarding his father-in-law getting picked up by the FBI. Lastly, Fujimoto talks about life and the living conditions at Pomona Temporary detention facility and Heart Mountain Concentration Camp.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:37

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0642_03_Fujimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/642-Fujimoto-Sam-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jun 12

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujimoto, Samuel: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Samuel Fujimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, February 25, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051916.