George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 21, 2002

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Description

Yoshihara talks about his experiences at Minidoka incarceration camp including the weather, living conditions, school, size of the camp, and working as a lab technician at the camp hospital. He then talks about his parents' thoughts and reactions to forced removal; having to leave belongings behind; and his friendships at Minidoka. Next, Yoshihara continues to talk about Minidoka, and discusses his family's life there, recreational activities, and sports. Lastly, Yoshihara provides his thoughts regarding military service, getting drafted, induction, traveling to Florida for basic training at Camp Blanding, and his experiences with witnessing segregation.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0273_03_Yoshihara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/273-Yoshihara-George-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshihara, George: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 21, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052882.