William Yoshimi Hamada oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 7, 2007

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Description

Hamada discusses his grandfather's immigration to the United States and his work on the transcontinental railroad; discusses his grandmother; and talks about his parents. He then talks about both his maternal and paternal grandparents; discusses his father's employment and growing up on a farm in Broderick, California; and discusses land ownership laws that were in effect during his childhood. Next, Hamada talks about his childhood home; languages spoken at home; childhood religion; parents' values; his neighborhood growing up; and attending Japanese language school. Lastly, Hamada talks about attending public school and an influential teacher; discusses working on a farm as a child; talks about his experiences with discrimination; and discusses his involvement with ROTC.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:56:02

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Identifier

2007OH0757_01_Hamada

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/757-Hamada-Bill-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Mar 31

Location of Birth

Index

Yes

Citation

Hamada, William Yoshimi: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “William Yoshimi Hamada oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 7, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052574.