Takeo Ikeda oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 21, 2006

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Description

Ikeda and the interviewers introduce themselves. He talks about his nickname. He describes his early life in Maui, Hawaii. He discusses his siblings. He talks about his childhood activities. He also talks about his parents immigration to the United States. He describes his family home. He discusses his older brother. He talks about his mother and father's personality. Ikeda explains who was the disciplinarian in his home. He lists the lessons that he learned from his parents. He describes what family meals were like. He discusses his father's carpentry work and laborers. He talks about his parents funeral. He describes his educational background. He also describes raising chickens and slaughtering chickens. He discusses his involvement in sports. Ikeda briefly talks about wages he received for his part time work. He explains what he did in his leisure time. He describes his brothers car. He discusses his involvement in his school band. He talks about his mentors. He describes his experiences in Japanese language school. He discusses dating while in high school. He explains how he began smoking.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:56:41

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0656_01_Ikeda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/656-Ikeda-Takeo-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Jan 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ikeda, Takeo: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Takeo Ikeda oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051970.