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Title
Oral History Interview with Mitsuko Hironaka
Creator
Florin Japanese American Citizens League
Hida, Susan
Hironaka, Mitsuko
Date Created and/or Issued
2000-03-26
Contributing Institution
California State University, Sacramento Library
Collection
California Revealed from California State University, Sacramento
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Description
Nisei female, born January 19, 1910 in Mayfield, California (now Palo Alto). Mitsuko�s life experiences exposed her to fewer Japanese traditions than sister Shizuko. Her mother died when she was eight, she moved to San Francisco with two older sisters and completed high school there. She spoke only English, took a secretarial course and worked for an insurance office. When she was thirty-two, just prior to evacuation, she moved to Sacramento. She was interned at Walerga, California and Tule Lake, California. She left camp for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, then Chicago, Illinois where she did clerical work for two Christian organizations. She returned to San Francisco in 1965, never married and most of her friends were Caucasians.
Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library
Type
sound
Format
Copy
Extent
2 Tapes of 2
Identifier
css_000141_t01; css_000141_t02
Provenance
California State University, Sacramento
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