Grant Hayao Ichikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 15, 2008

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Description

Ichikawa begins the interview giving background details of his family and their farm in the Suisun Valley in California. Next, he discusses various parts of his childhood including values, Japanese language school and working for the Mayfield family, learning to be a house boy. Following this, he speaks about his college education at UC Berkeley and working as house boy for the Bellamy family. After graduation, Ichikawa decided to stray from his accounting degree and open a fruit farm, which he did until Pearl Harbor and the evacuation orders. After the forced removal, the Ichikawa family went to the Turlock Assembly Center where they awaited the next move to Gila River.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:59:14

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0851_01_Ichikawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/851-Ichikawa-Grant-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ichikawa, Grant Hayao: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Grant Hayao Ichikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 15, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1054888.