Shiyo Doiwchi oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 20, 2002

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Description

Doiwchi discusses high school and graduation, the Japanese American community while growing up, childhood activities such as selling newspapers at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and attending Nisei dances; and discusses businesses located in Little Tokyo. He then talks about racial discrimination in high school, working at a gas station and nursery after high school, and meeting his wife. Doiwchi also talks about his whereabouts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, going to Granada (Amache) incarceration camp, and life at Santa Anita temporary detention facility. Lastly, Doiwchi discusses volunteering for the Army and going to Camp Shelby; and the birth of his daughter.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:11

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0269_02_Doiwchi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/269-Doiwchi-Shiyo-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 May 25

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Doiwchi, Shiyo: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shiyo Doiwchi oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 20, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052824.