Fumio Ralph Fujimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, November 22, 2008

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Description

Fujimoto begins his interview with a short introduction of himself and speaking about his family background. He would grow up in southern California on various farms that his father would work on. Unfortunately, his father would pass away at a young age, which left his mother taking care of the entire family. He talks about his childhood and schooling, which included Japanese language school. Next, he talks about his knowledge of war overseas and making mochi for New Years, and his favorite foods. Next, he speaks about the attacks on Pearl Harbor and how he was at the movies when they announced it. He would rush home to tell his family and would then contemplate his future and his identity as a Japanese American.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:58:13

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0953_01_Fujimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/953-Fujimoto-Ralph-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Aug 04

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

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Yes

Citation

Fujimoto, Fumio: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fumio Ralph Fujimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, November 22, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055564.