Fred Ida oral history interview, part 1 of 8, September 29, 2003

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Description

Ida begins the interview talking about his family background and his father and mother coming from Japan and settling in Hawaii. He would attend Mid-Pacific Institute while his father worked at the Japanese consulate and his mother did laundry. Next, he talks about the money-pooling called Tanomoshi and the childhood games he and friends would play growing up. He would also play baseball often, and would end up playing throughout college and even in the military.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0237R_01_Ida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/237R-Ida-Fred-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ida, Fred: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Ida oral history interview, part 1 of 8, September 29, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052423.