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Ariyoshi,George

Teacher who helped with lisp

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

In the 8th grade, I had a very bad lisping. And I realized…I began to …

Funai,Kazuo

Company in Tokyo burned down (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) Even if I want to go home, I can’t so it’s useless. There’s no …

Funai,Kazuo

First work in America (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) I first went to San Pedro and worked in a cannery. Then I got …

Hirabayashi,James

Family interrelations between mother and father

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

And as a matter of fact, there had been interrelationship, in-law relationship, between my mother’s …

Hirabayashi,James

Nickname

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

When I started grade school, there’s another, maybe one or two James’s in the class. …

Hirabayashi,James

Not bringing shame to family

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Of course we were raised in a Japanese American community, so that we were always …

Hirabayashi,James

Little interaction with parents

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

When you ask me about my connections with my parents, at first, you know, when …

Hirabayashi,James

Politics in ethnic studies

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

At first I was the Chair of Asian American Studies and then I became the …

Hirabayashi,James

Center for Japanese American Studies in community

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

The reason I got involved was we had this Center for Japanese American Studies that …

Nakamura,Ann K.

Image of Americans

Ann K. Nakamura November 8, 2003

Their image of an American was Caucasian or non-Asian. So to meet an Asian American, …

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