Fred Yasukochi oral history interview, part 1 of 6, August 25, 2001

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Description

Yasukochi begins the interview talking about his family background, and his father coming from Japan and becoming a farmer in California despite alien land laws. They would become known for their chili peppers at the farm. Next, he talks about growing up in California, fishing and hunting for fun as it was the middle of the Great Depression and toys were out of reach. After this, he talks about his schooling and education, learning Japanese, so that he could speak to his parents.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:10

Language

Identifier

2001OH0193_01_Yasukochi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/193-Yasukochi-Fred-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Mar 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Yasukochi, Fred: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Yasukochi oral history interview, part 1 of 6, August 25, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052121.