Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 1 of 6, October 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Akita talks about his early life in Hawaii. He describes his mother, father, and grandparents. He discusses what life was like on a sugar plantation. He talks about the Japanese language and Japanese language school. He briefly discusses his siblings and his religious upbringing. Akita explains how he learned to shoot a gun. He talks about his father's teaching career. He describes his experiences in junior high and high school. He shares his childhood ambitions and his fondest memories. He describes his American identity.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:16

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0209_01_Akita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/209-Akita-Stanley-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 19

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akita, Stanley: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 1 of 6, October 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052199.