Henry Yoshitake oral history interview, part 1 of 7, April 30, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Yoshitake talks about his parents including his father's business, discusses growing up in east Los Angeles, and talks about the differences between Issei and Nisei. He then talks about his childhood including experiences with discrimination, high school, playing sports, discipline, participation in Boy Scouts, and discusses what pre-war Little Tokyo was like. He also discusses the meaning of the phrase "shikata ga ni"; talks about the attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath including his mother's reactions to the attack; and discusses his experiences with discrimination.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:25:06

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0175_01_Yoshitake

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/175-Yoshitake-Hank-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Mar 27

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshitake, Henry: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Henry Yoshitake oral history interview, part 1 of 7, April 30, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051946.