Patricia "Pat" Adachi talks about her childhood growing up on Powell Street in Vancouver, BC. She described her parent's immigration to Canada and what her father was doing prior to emigrating to Canada. Her parents owned and managed a rooming house. She talks about schooling, attending Japanese language school, and her interest in baseball. She married Harry Adachi and during WWII, they were interned in Popoff internment camp and Slocan City. During that time, she worked as a teacher. She talks about what happened to the Asahi Baseball team members who were also interned. At the end of WWII, she left Slocan, BC for Stanton, ON and eventually moved to Toronto, ON. She continues talking about what Powell Street is like today and the Wynford Seniors in Toronto. Pat talks about being involved with the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC). She talks about writing about the Asahi Baseball Team. Being the author of Asahi: A Legend in Baseball (1992), she is widely known as an expert on the Asahi.
Clip from Japanese Canadian Experience Conference: https://vimeo.com/339325186
Patricia Adachi, interview by Lisa Uyeda, April 14, 2011, 2010.005.02, Sedai: The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project Collection, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.