Fusae Yoshida oral history interview, part 2 of 3, July 5, 2008

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Description

Yoshida talks about her father's sports interests and his gardening job; her parents' laundry business; her mother's schooling; and her knowledge of pre-war Japan. She then talks about attending Japanese language school; taking kendo classes; values she learned from her parents; childhood recreational activities such as listening to the radio, going to movies, picnics, and the beach; and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Next, Yoshida talks about the reasons why the FBI picked up her grandfather; discusses her family's landlord; talks about Executive Order 9066 and forced removal; and talks about the belongings she was allowed to bring after her family was forcibly removed. Lastly, Yoshida talks about her family's forced removal to Pinedale temporary detention facility and the living coniditions there; discusses traveling to Tule Lake incarceration camp and her experiences there includuing the guards, watch towers, recreational activities, employment, and leaving Tule Lake for Jerome incarceration camp.

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video/m4v

Extent

1:00:43

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0892_02_Yoshida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/892-Yoshida-Fusae-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Aug 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshida, Fusae: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fusae Yoshida oral history interview, part 2 of 3, July 5, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055999.