William Sato oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 14, 2002

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Dublin Core

Description

Sato discusses his parents and his father's reason for immigrating to the United States, as well as his father's employment in Japan. He then talks about his father's jobs in the United States which included truck farming and a flower shop business. Next, Sato discusses his siblings; talks about the reasons why he wanted to become a doctor; and discusses growing up in South Pasadena, California including talking about his friendships, the community, his parents' flower shop, chores, and his childhood home. Lastly, Sato provides his thoughts regarding being Japanese American; talks about his participation in sports and other recreational activities; discusses his childhood mentors; and talks about attending UCLA.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:29

Language

Identifier

2002OH0302_01_Sato

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/302-Sato-William-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Aug 10

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sato, William: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “William Sato oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 14, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053141.