Rubiko "Ruby" Fukumoto (nee Morita) was born in 1925 in Edmonton, Alberta. The interview is about Ruby Morita Fukumoto and her family life in Edmonton, Alberta; Calgary, Alberta; Fukuoka, Japan; Victoria, British Columbia (prior to World War II); Hastings Park, Vancouver; Slocan City, British Columbia; Bay Farm, British Columbia; Nakusp, British Columbia; Revelstoke, British Columbia; Regina, Saskatchewan; Chatham, Ontario; Dashwood, Ontario (during World War II), and Toronto, Ontario (after World War II). She discusses her father’s travel from Japan to Alberta and his working conditions in Banff, Edmonton, Calgary, Victoria, Chatham, Dashwood, and Toronto. She attained a school education up to grade eleven at Victoria High School. She worked at the commissioner’s office in the payroll department, as a housemaid, and at the dry-cleaner’s. She became involved with the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre through the ballroom dancing group with her husband. She is the last surviving of her siblings and spends time with her sons, grandchildren, and reunions with girl friends.
Clip from Japanese Canadian Experience Post War Conference: https://vimeo.com/340219307