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Sedai: Oral History Catalogue

The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project

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Title Accession number Period Language Event Location Topic
Interview with Aiko Murakami (nee Kondo) 2010.014 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Steveston, BC, Kaslo, BC, Victoria, BC, New Denver, BC, Toronto, ON, Hamilton, ON, Vancouver, BC, Japan, Sandon, BC, Calgary, AB Momiji, career, family, fishing, education, teaching, language, marriage, The Great Depression, United Church, discrimination, curfew, ghost towns, Japanese language school, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social life, social activity, festivals
Interview with Alex and Donna Yanoshita 2012.110 English
Interview with Alma (Sumiko) Miike 2010.066 English
Interview with Arthur Hara 2014.268 English
Interview with Arthur Ikeda 2011.013 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Tashme, BC, New Denver, BC, New Westminster, BC, Toronto, ON, Kaslo, BC language, family, housing, employment, education, housing, canneries, farming, fishing, religion, Jewish community, travel, Buddhism, family, food, deportation, immigration, bathhouse, gardening, clothing, children, marriage, transportation
Interview with Arthur Shogo Kobayashi 2011.327 English
Interview with Bob Takagi and Shirley Takagi (nee Usami) 2011.041 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Haney, BC, Vancouver, BC, Mission, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, Lemon Creek, BC housing, family, immigration, marriage, farming, Christianity, sports, Buddhism, discrimination, language, education, fishing, United Church, bathhouse, road camps, gardening, ghost towns
Interview with Byron Tanaka 2011.040 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Cumberland, BC, Japan, New Westminster, BC, Angler, ON, Toronto, ON, Kaslo, BC education, family, Asahi Baseball Team, boat works, military, children, religion, clothing, marriage, Jewish community, housing, The Great Depression, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), discrimination, employment, sports, United Church, fishing, travel, housing, marriage, British Columbia Security Commission
Interview with Chiyo Seko 2010.051 World War II Japanese World War II, Internment Japan, Toronto, ON, Port Credit, Mississauga, ON, Montreal, QC family, living conditions, dance, temple, living conditions, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), music, internment camps, nisei, Nikkei Voice newspaper, immigration, agriculture, children, social activity, marriage, farming, employment, Buddhism
Interview with David Azuma 2010.028 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Deportation Vancouver, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON nisei, family, military, living conditions, education, dance, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), church, children, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social activity, temple, Buddhism, Nikkei Voice newspaper
Interview with Dorothy Toshiye Tanaka 2010.032 World War II English World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour Vancouver, BC, Japan, Osaka, Japan, Slocan City, BC, Hiroshima, Japan, Nagasaki, Japan, London, ON education, nisei, family, teaching, marriage, church, health, language, living conditions, travel, military, Buddhism, sansei, travel, food, agriculture, festivals
Interview with Dr "Rick" Ryoichi Nishikawa 2012.180 English
Interview with Eleanor Maruno (nee Tsuchiya) 2011.159 Pre War, Post War English Redress Vancouver, BC, USA, Revelstoke, BC, Japan immigration, Asahi Baseball Team, marriage, family, fishing, employment, health, housing, transportation, canneries, food, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), farming, food, travel, curfew, music, military, Buddhism, religion, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), sports, bathhouse, clothing, odori, children
Interview with Elsie Toguri (nee Iwasaki) 2013.035 English
Interview with Frank Moritsugu 2010.029 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Internment Port Alice, BC, Vancouver, BC, Kitsilano, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Yard Creek, BC, Okanagan, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Slocan City, BC, Tashme, BC, Kaslo, BC, Toronto, ON, Hamilton, ON, Japan, Manitoba, Canada, Montreal, QC, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa, ON, USA, Steveston, BC family, nisei, church, agriculture, travel, children, Anglicanism, police, mining, employment, sansei, issei, photography, men-only work camps, military, self-supporting camps, baseball, gardening, community, fishing, commerce, internment camps, bathhouse, social activity, children, temple, food, ghost towns, dance, martial arts, sports, Asahi Baseball Team, career, education, employment, issei, Japan, living in Japan, newspaper, Nikkei Voice newspaper, radio, sansei, teaching, work, military, discrimination, Prisoner of War (POW), Christianity, internment camp, yonsei, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), deportation, festivals, language, detention camps, religion, Momiji, Nikkei Voice newspaper
Interview with Frank Sunaho Shimoda 2010.055 Post War, 1940s, 1950s English Hamilton, ON baseball, nisei, Asahi Baseball Team
Interview with Fred Sasaki 2010.004 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1900s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Hiroshima, Japan, Calgary, AB, Petawawa, ON, Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Kaslo, BC, Angler, ON education, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Prisoner of War (POW), logging, work, Jewish community, social activity, sports, discrimination
Interview with Fred Sasaki and Fred Sunahara 2012.159 English
Interview with Fred Sunahara 2010.024 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Vancouver, BC, Kaslo, BC, Toronto, ON, London, ON Momiji, communities, career, education, fishing, volunteer
Interview with Fumi Kono 2011.237 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Hiroshima, Japan, Japan, USA, Vancouver, BC, Kitsilano, BC, Fraser Valley, BC, East Lillooet, BC, Hamilton, ON, Ottawa, ON, Toronto, ON children, immigration, United Church, education, discrimination, social activity, Japanese language school, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Prisoner of War (POW), road camps, communities, small business, newspaper, community, Asahi Baseball Team, travel, Buddhism, bathhouse, music, employment, photography, teaching, censorship, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social life, career, odori, nuns/sisters
Interview with Fumiko Kanbara (nee Shimoda) 2011.303 English
Interview with George Funamoto 2010.069 English
Interview with George Kiyoshi Masuda 2010.054 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1940s, 1950s English World War II, Relocation, Internment Hamilton, ON, Vancouver, BC, New Denver, BC, Tashme, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Slocan City, BC baseball, nisei, Asahi Baseball Team
Interview with George Nakamura 2011.049 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour Salt Spring Island, BC, Vancouver Island, BC, USA, Victoria, BC, Chatham, ON, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Popoff, BC employment, bathhouse, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), family, housing, immigration, health, sports, martial arts, travel, transportation, language, marriage, food, farming, Anglicanism, United Church, discrimination, radio
Interview with George Tomita 2012.312 English
Interview with George Tsushima 2010.072 English
Interview with Gloria and Mits Sumiya 2010.062 Pre War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Japan, Vancouver Island, BC, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, New Denver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Sandon, BC, Ontario, Canada, Toronto, ON, Angler, ON family, employment, education, Japanese language school, community, social activity, small business, bathhouse, logging, work, transportation, The Great Depression, food, discrimination, internment camp, Buddhism, housing, ghost towns, road camps, British Columbia Security Commission, teaching, nisei, War Measures Act, religion, Christianity, Prisoner of War (POW), military, curfew, travel, language, transportation
Interview with Hajime "Jim" Kobayashi 2013.197 English
Interview with Hajime Sawada 2014.106 English
Interview with Harold Miwa 2011.279 English
Interview with Harold Takayesu 2010.058 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Vancouver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Hamilton, ON, Schreiber, ON, Bay Farm, BC education, military, British Columbia Security Commission, internment camp, education, family, employment, National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), War Measures Act, Prisoner of War (POW), road camps, issei, nisei, housing, discrimination, community, bathhouse, propaganda
Interview with Harry Yoshida 2010.060 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1940s, 1950s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Atomic Bomb, Attack on Pearl Harbour Japan, Toronto, ON, Vancouver Island, BC, USA, Tashme, BC education, immigration, family, Prisoner of War (POW), marriage, military, food, employment, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
Interview with Henry Shimizu 2010.026 World War II, 1940s, 1950s English World War II, Forced Removal, Internment New Denver, BC, Alberta, Canada, Slocan City, BC, Prince Rupert, BC, Kaslo, BC, Popoff, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Sandon, BC, Greenwood, BC displacement, baseball, social activity, United Church, education, internment camps, Asahi Baseball Team, recreation, bathhouse, enemy alien, gardening, sports, British Columbia Security Commission, religion, Buddhism, food, odori, fishing, housing, living conditions, logging, nuns/sisters, radio, detention camps
Interview with Henry Sugiyama 2010.016 World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON work, education, career, small business, Jewish community
Interview with Hideo Takahashi 2010.076 Pre War, World War II English Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Britannia Beach, Squamish, BC, Vancouver, BC, Petawawa, ON, Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, Angler, ON, Port Credit, Mississauga, ON housing, immigration, mining, employment, language, family, Prisoner of War (POW), education, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), military, music, ghost towns, Asahi Baseball Team, language, discrimination, martial arts
Interview with Hisako Shin Shinkoda 2010.038 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II Japan, Britannia Beach, Squamish, BC, Whonnock, BC, Mission, BC, Montreal, QC, Tashme, BC, Kaslo, BC, Vancouver, BC, Hope, BC logging, housing, family, education, farming, health, marriage, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), odori, volunteer, boat works, food, language, discrimination, music, bathhouse, sports, clothing, religion, Buddhism, United Church, travel, The Great Depression, transportation, children, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
Interview with Honourable John Allen Fraser 2014.266  Post War, World War II, World War I English Redress, World War II, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Ottawa, ON, Japan Japan, communities, discrimination, employment, education, family, immigration, internment camps, logging, work
Interview with Jack Kobayashi 2012.187 English
Interview with James Jun "Jim" Koyanagi 2010.053 Post War, 1940s, 1950s English Hamilton, ON baseball, Asahi Baseball Team, nisei
Interview with Jean Nagata (nee Nobuko) 2010.031 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s English, Japanese World War II Alberta, Canada, Vancouver, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON, Kitsilano, BC, Shaughnessy Heights, BC, Vancouver, BC family, travel, education, church, food, gardening, agriculture, fishing, festivals, temple, living conditions, music, discrimination, bathhouse, Buddhism, family, immigration, Japan, living in Japan, propaganda, social life, travel, United Church, work
Interview with Jean Peasah 2010.063 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Angler, ON, Lemon Creek, BC, Popoff, BC, Slocan City, BC Japan town, community, social activity, church, work, fishing, discrimination, education, Japanese language school, housing, British Columbia Security Commission, internment camp, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), food, language, family, military, travel
Interview with John Uchikata 2010.035 Pre War, World War II English World War II, Relocation Hastings Park, Vancouver, Japan, Vancouver, BC, Tashme, BC, Slocan City, BC family, travel, education, Japanese language school, military, employment, career, food, children, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), police, relocation centres, dance, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), church, volunteer
Interview with John Yoshioka 2011.234 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, Kelowna, BC, Lethbridge, AB, Montreal, QC, Greenwood, BC, Japan, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Oakville, ON employment, family, religion, martial arts, military, language, sports, road camps, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), travel, censorship, children, education, immigration, censorship, discrimination, career
Interview with Joseph Nakamura 2012.018 English
Interview with Josie Yoshioka (nee Yano) 2011.231 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour Tashme, BC, Toronto, ON, Kelowna, BC, Slocan City, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Montreal, QC, Vancouver, BC, Greenwood, BC, Japan travel, education, housing, discrimination, family, employment, immigration, marriage, children, health, food, language, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), education, religion, bathhouse, Buddhism, church, transportation, The Great Depression, farming, housing, clothing, United Church, men-only work camps, radio, music, newspaper, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), career
Interview with Junji Ikeno 2010.070 English
Interview with Kay Fujiwara (nee Toyota) 2010.065 English
Interview with Kay Higashi 2013.085 English
Interview with Kay Honda (nee Yamamoto) 2010.043 Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Internment Japan, USA, Vancouver, BC, Lulu Island, BC, Steveston, BC, New Denver, BC, Hamilton, ON, London, ON, Sandon, BC, New Denver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Toronto, ON, Fingal, ON, Neys, ON farming, agriculture, family, Buddhism, church, employment, education, nuns/sisters, church, festivals, dance, odori, Momiji, community, food, housing, gardening, internment camps, sports, photography, road camps, transportation, language, boat works, discrimination, fishing, War Measures Act, Prisoner of War (POW), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), military, teaching, living conditions, health, road camps, issei, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), radio, fishing, boat works, children, discrimination, language, radio, ghost towns, nisei, dance, immigration, language, marriage, discrimination, picture bride, photography, church, employment
Interview with Kay Mitsui 2011.305 English