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An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (audio)
Kishiyama, J.S.: interviewee
Kishiyama, Y.: interviewee
Morgan, Pat: interviewer
California State University, Fullerton. Center for Oral and Public History: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Copyright held by Center for Oral and Public History. Researchers are welcome to utilize short excerpts from this transcription without obtaining permission as long as proper credit is given to the interviewee, the interviewer, and the Center for Oral and Public History. Permission for extensive use of the transcription and related materials, duplication, and/or reproduction can be obtained by contacting the Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, PO Box 6846, Fullerton CA 92834-6846. Email:
Reflections of an elderly Orange County, California couple on their experiences in America. He recounts his years as an immigrant; she discusses her family background, makeup of Japanese-American community, and rural living. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton; interview conducted by Pat Morgan. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0005.
The Japanese American Oral History Project features oral histories with narrators who talk about their lives, pre and post World War II, but most specifically, about their experience being incarcerated in camps during World War II.
Interviews; Oral histories
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Kibei
Geographic communities--California
Immigration and citizenship
Industry and employment--Agriculture
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farmers' markets and stands
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Flower growers
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--Arizona
Reflections on the past
World War II--Pearl Harbor and aftermath
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Geographic communities--Idaho
Japan--Pre-World War II
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Immigration and citizenship--The journey
Identity and values--Sansei
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation
Los Angeles, California
Phoenix, Arizona
Parker, Arizona
Mayer, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Temporary Assembly Centers--Mayer
CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Japanese American Oral History Project Collection

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