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- Japan 76
- personal experiences 16
- memories of growing up 11
- memories of former times 9
- anecdotes (humorous but true stories) 6
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- UVA Democracy Initiative 2
- Arizona State Universtity 1
- Boise PublicLibrary 1
- campbell hall 1
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I asked my grandmother about her life. She is 87 years old, so she had a lot to talk about, such as working on a tobacco farm, going to Japan with my grandfather for the Air Force, and her childhood...
Kenshin Sugimoto(13) talks with his grandfather, Koushi Murayama(78) about his childhood, and challenges he faced in life. He talks about how his family was poor, and how he came to work at a marketplace, and how he works as a...
Irving Fishman, 90, is interviewed by his nephew Stephen Cassell, 45 about some funny stories from his early life and time served in the military.
My father, Shigeru Ochi, was raised in poverty. He focused on working hard and saving to send his kids through college and med school.
Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko "met" as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...
Lee Ann Marona (45) talks with her father, Don Wilson (72) about his childhood, religious involvement, time spent in the Navy, and his work experiences.
Ethyl tells of her experience growing up in California and staying under surveillance in Japan during WWII.
My grandmother is a baby boomer and has been many different places, so I asked her questions about her travels.
In the interview, Noriko Murakawa talks about her life after she graduated high school, and the process of finding a job in Japan before coming to America to become a preschool teacher.
Sisters, Patricia Panatier (55) and Irene Gilmore (60), remember their brother, Chris Panatier, who worked for Cantor Fitzgerald, and was killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
For our ethnographic interview Kotaro and I talked about the food and time in our lives and our culture. Enjoy!
Leia Pisor, a global citizen and student at ASU, discusses her life experiences and opinions on thinking globally.
Seto You, age 92/93 or 97/98, is interviewed by his son, Ed You, age 26, about his early days in the USA. He arrived from China in 1916, worked as a cook in this country well into his 80's. He...
Deborah Ranniger (58) talks to SC Facilitator Virginia Lora (26) about her dad Leonard Cornell who passed away 5 years ago of Alzheimers. She tells the story her dad would tell over and over again about going to the 1929...
My grandmother, who we call grammy, told me about her life as a nurse, stay-at-home mom, cancer survivor, and traveller. She is very dedicated to documenting things with photos, so it was interesting to the hear stories behind them. My...
A Japanese American artist and teacher, Asuka tells about how her hair has expressed different aspects of identity over the years, her relationships with her mother and grandmother, and her braided hair styles.
My grandfather tells me the stories of his service on the Military Railroad Service in American based Japan during the Korean War. He gives personal insight into his experience as a young American man in an unfamiliar land during wartime.
Siegfried Buss (78) talks with daughter Frieda Nossaman (?) about being a German missionary living in Japan.
Edith E. Johson, 80, is interviewed by her granddaughter, Jaimie Johnson, 26.
Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...