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Daily life in his childhood

Mitsuo Ito March 23, 2005

We always had to go back home and pick strawberries. Farming was more important than …


Sugar-beets farm in Alberta

Mitsuo Ito March 23, 2005

So I went to Alberta in 1941, and it was a sugar-beets farm in Alberta, …


Undergraduate studies interrupted following Pearl Harbor

Sam Naito December 8, 2005

It was the most devastating feeling that I ever had. I was at the University …


Father’s success in farm business

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Well, my father, at first he started out with about twenty-seven or twenty-eight-acre farm. And …


Yobiyose system in Canada

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Yobiyose, is, literally means "to call over," yobiyoseru, "call over." And there was this system …

Sogi,Francis Y.

Starting work at five years old

Francis Y. Sogi May 29, 2006

As soon as I could work, I was put to work. I*: How old were …


Father's role in starting the Wailea Milling Company

Margaret Oda May 31, 2006

Eventually, after several years [in Hawai‘i], my father was asked by Mr. Cabrino, who had …


Repaying Brazil by educating the technicians (Japanese)

Shunji Nishimura

(Japanese) The reason why our company (JACTO Group) got big, why we were able to …


Nikkei contributions to Paraguayan agriculture (Spanish)

Emi Kasamatsu October 7, 2005

(Spanish) The immigration treaty was for agricultural workers. For people to become farmers. So then …


Encouraged to go to college

Toshio Inahara December 6, 2005

We applied for a travel permit to go to eastern Oregon and successfully were able …

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