Masaru Robert Yoshioka oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 25, 2002

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Yoshioka discusses his parents including his father’s occupation, and talks about his siblings. He then talks about working on a nursery growing up, and assisting with selling carnations at flower markets in Northern California. Yoshioka also discusses attending Japanese school, speaking Japanese at home, high school, his wife, thoughts about American citizenship, and how he got his nickname. Lastly, Yoshioka tells a story regarding a post-war encounter he had with someone he knew from the war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:25

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0281_01_Yoshioka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/281-Yoshioka-Robert-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Feb 09

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshioka, Masaru Robert: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Masaru Robert Yoshioka oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 25, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052936.