Jim Shikashio oral history interview, part 1 of 3, June 24, 2008

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Description

Shikashio and the interviewers introduce themselves. He describes his hometown Shelby, Idaho. He talks about his father's immigration to the United States. He describes his father's physical appearance and personality. He shares memories of his father. He discusses his mother's appearance. He talks about his mother's work on the family farm. He describes his mother's personality. He shares memories of his mother and his family home. He discusses his neighborhood demographics. He talks about his religious upbringing. He shares his experiences with discrimination. Shikashio describes family holiday celebrations. He discusses his siblings. He talks about his struggles with allergies. He describes his work on the family farm. He explains how he learned how to drive. He lists his family's means of transportation. He discusses attending the Idaho State Fair. He talks about what he did in his leisure time. He describes what he learned in Japanese language school. He discusses Kanji and other forms of Japanese writing. He talks about the languages that were spoken at his home. He describes his experiences in primary and secondary school. He discusses his mentors.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:59:13

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0883_01_Shikashio

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/883-Shikashio-Jim-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Jun 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Shikashio, Jim: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jim Shikashio oral history interview, part 1 of 3, June 24, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055808.