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Hiroshi Kuida oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 16, 2010
Kuida begins the interview by giving brief introduction into his family background and growing up in Gardena, including Japanese language school and household decor. Next, he begins his background on his mother and father, both of whom immigrated from Okayama, Japan. He speaks about his father's journey, jumping from state to state finding different career paths before eventually settling down in Gardena, working in the fertilizing business. With the success of the fertilizing business, his brother and sister were able to attend UCLA and their father would purchase them a brand new bright red Chevy pickup. Next, Kuida talks about friendships he made in Gardena, as well as his high school days, where he attended class with many Japanese Americans.
Kuida, Hiroshi: narrator, Sueki, Lisa: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hiroshi Kuida oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 16, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 4, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055756.