Mary Tamaki Murakami oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 16, 2008

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Description

Murakami begins the interview talking about her family background, which begins in Okinawa. After marriage, the family moved to Los Angeles where Mary was born and they began their life as Christians in Little Tokyo. During this time, her father would watch over boarding houses and sell alcohol, even though it was Prohibition in the United States. She goes on to talk about her mother and siblings and some of the cherished moments she remembers with them. Next, they moved up to San Francisco, where Murakami would begin her schooling.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:59:25

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0854_01_Murakami

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/854-Murakami-Mary-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jun 03

Location of Birth

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Murakami, Mary Tamaki: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mary Tamaki Murakami oral history interview, part 1 of 3, April 16, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056071.