His experiences in Chicago after WWII

Transcripts available in the following languages:

I don’t recall any real discrimination. So, Chicago was pretty good in that sense. And at school, I didn’t sense anything. There were a fair number of Japanese in the school. I’m not exactly sure why, but when the Japanese went to Chicago, they tended to cluster to just maybe for some kind of a feeling of ease that they went together. So, at this high school, there were a fair number of Japanese also.

Date: February 10, 2004
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Gwenn M. Jensen
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

chicago discrimination Post-World War II

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation