Rodney Yoshinobu Miyamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, June 28, 2007

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Description

Miyamoto begins the interview speaking about his background and his life growing up in Hilo, Hawaii. He would help his grandfather run a bathhouse and spend his free time going down to the beach to catch crabs. Next, he talks about his family background, his grandfather being issei and his parents both nisei. After this, he talks about his high school and Japanese language school days and the trouble that he had with one of the instructors, which discouraged him from going. He would also go to movies from time to time at the Mamo Theatre.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:54:57

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Identifier

2007OH0780_01_Miyamoto

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/780-Miyamoto-Rodney-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Aug 12

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Yes

Citation

Miyamoto, Rodney Yoshinobu: narrator, Miyamoto, P.: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Rodney Yoshinobu Miyamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, June 28, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053027.