Sedai: Oral History Catalogue

The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project

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Title Accession number Period Language Event Location Topic
Interview with Teruo “Ted” and Joyce Izukawa 2010.068 Pre War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Mission, BC, Fraser Valley, BC, New Westminster, BC, Alberta, Canada, Ontario, Canada, Chatham, ON, USA, Toronto, ON, Japan Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), Japan town, education, career, church, Buddhism, beet fields, Japanese language school, marriage, transportation, curfew, displacement, discrimination, living conditions, teaching, Asahi Baseball Team, children, Nikkei Voice newspaper, National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), festivals, odori
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 Alma Sumiko Miike (nee Kawano) 2010.066 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Okanagan, BC, Hiroshima, Japan, Victoria, BC, Salt Spring Island, BC, Alberta, Canada, Montreal, QC, Toronto, ON, Kelowna, BC work, food, festivals, road camps, beet fields, Momiji
Interview with Dorothy Toshiye Tanaka 2010.032 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s English World War II, Forced Removal, Atomic Bomb, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Japan, Osaka, Japan, Slocan City, BC, Hiroshima, Japan, Nagasaki, Japan, London, ON, Toronto, ON education, nisei, family, teaching, marriage, church, health, language, living conditions, travel, military, Buddhism, sansei, travel, food, agriculture, festivals, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
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 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 Joe Ohori 2011.258 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Atomic Bomb, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Hiroshima, Japan, Japan, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, BC, Tashme, BC, Toronto, ON, Ottawa, ON family, employment, children, Japanese language school, community, travel, education, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), religion, military, festivals, United Church, discrimination, Asahi Baseball Team, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), issei
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 Kunio Suyama 2011.235 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver Island, BC, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Lemon Creek, BC, Toronto, ON, Angler, ON farming, mining, logging, immigration, education, marriage, food, children, social activity, baseball, Japanese language school, community, housing, living conditions, internment camp, Asahi Baseball Team, bathhouse, newspaper, relocation centres, military, language, employment, work, Buddhism, temple, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), festivals, martial arts, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), Japan town, community
Interview with Lillie Reiko Yano 2010.061 Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Ruskin, BC, Vancouver, BC, Japan, USA, Alberta, Canada, Lethbridge, AB, Whonnock, BC, Burnaby, BC family, fishing, language, immigration, picture bride, farming, logging, transportation, discrimination, immigration, employment, British Columbia Security Commission, travel, curfew, police, Prisoner of War (POW), marriage, internment camps, road camps, photography, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), agriculture, education, teaching, living conditions, festivals, dance, boat works, children, marriage, employment, discrimination
Interview with Mary Akiko Kawasaki (nee Mori) 2011.259 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Fairview, BC, Angler, ON, Sandon, BC, Hamilton, ON, Toronto, ON, Japan, New Denver, BC, Greenwood, BC immigration, employment, small business, marriage, children, education, family, community, Buddhism, housing, Japanese language school, social activity, festivals, The Great Depression, transportation, Christianity, baseball, food, Jewish community, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social life, Prisoner of War (POW), sports, recreation, religion, farming, fishing, discrimination, newspaper
Interview with Nana Nishimura 2011.342 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II Toronto, ON, New Westminster, BC, Japan, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver Island, BC, Winnipeg, MB Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), Japanese language school, food, travel, family, education, marriage, employment, funeral, immigration, Jewish community, religion, housing, bathhouse, discrimination, career, farming, recreation, clothing, sports, Momiji, transportation, dance, Christianity, Shinto, children, festivals, community, church
Interview with Roy Takumi Honda 2010.044 Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Japan, USA, Whiterock, BC, Vancouver, BC, Cloverdale, Surrey, BC, Chapleau, ON, Hamilton, ON, London, ON, 11 Mile, BC, Woodfibre, BC, Tashme, BC, Hiroshima, Japan immigration, family, employment, picture bride, marriage, National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), communities, language, music, dance, social activity, children, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), church, transportation, discrimination, health, Jewish community, gardening, Trans Canada Highway, travel, road camps, farming, fishing, sports, festivals, living conditions, food, Buddhism, religion, Anglicanism, farming, education
Interview with Sachiko Takahashi (nee Kodama) 2010.034 World War II English World War II, Internment Japan, Vancouver, BC, Marpole, BC, New Denver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Nelson, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Toronto, ON, Guelph, ON, Etobicoke, ON, USA church, family, education, fishing, children, discrimination, internment camps, living conditions, Japanese language school, teaching, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), health, police, festivals, clothing, travel, transportation, music, discrimination, logging, children, travel, language, dance, marriage, photography, employment, gardening, Shinto
Interview with Shoji Takahashi 2010.033 World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Japan, Bridge River, BC, Angler, ON, Toronto, ON, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Montreal, QC, Manitoba, Canada, Ukraine, New Denver, BC, Kelowna, BC, Slocan City, BC immigration, transportation, discrimination, education, family, road camps, self-supporting camps, Prisoner of War (POW), family, ghost towns, health, food, children, Japan town, Japanese language school, Buddhism, festivals, children, internment camps, police, photography, Asahi Baseball Team, logging, travel, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, language, dance, religion, church, farming, agriculture
Interview with Tosh Uyeda 2010.040 World War II English Redress, World War II Vancouver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Japan, Slocan City, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Popoff, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, Kitsilano, BC education, transportation, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Buddhism, Japanese language school, family, Asahi Baseball Team, food, housing, living conditions, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), work, employment, festivals, children, travel, health, sports, language, Chinatown, marriage, gardening, church, dance, teaching, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), Japan town