Sedai: Oral History Catalogue

The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project

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Title Accession number Period Language Event Location Topic
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 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 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 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 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 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 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, Neys, ON, Tashme, BC, Popoff, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Bay Farm, BC 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, issei, living conditions, recreation, marriage
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 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 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), community, Christianity
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 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 Kei "KC" Tsumura 2010.039 Post War English Relocation, Forced Removal Prince Rupert, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Alberta, Canada, Steveston, BC, Slocan City, BC, Popoff, BC, Japan, Montreal, QC, Ontario, Canada relocation centres, road camps, family, children, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), living conditions, newspaper, community, church, bathhouse, nisei, boat works, martial arts, Japanese language school, marriage, fishing, employment
Interview with Keo Shibatani 2010.075 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Deportation Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Hope, BC, Tashme, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON family, nisei, education, clothing, deportation, boat works, immigration, The Great Depression, health, language, education, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), children, military, housing, marriage, transportation, Jewish community, food, bathhouse, discrimination, religion, Christianity, Buddhism
Interview with Kimiko "Rose" Aihoshi (nee Kato) 2010.050 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Fairview, BC, New Denver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Kaslo, BC, Greenwood, BC, Montreal, QC, Toronto, ON, Mississauga, ON, Japan family, food, United Church, education, Japanese language school, family, employment, immigration, travel, military, discrimination, community, social activity, religion, living conditions, bathhouse, language, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), children, newspaper, detention camps, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), curfew, radio, music, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), marriage, children
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 Laiko Matsubayashi (nee Miyake) 2010.049 World War II, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Internment Vancouver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Toronto, ON, USA, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC family, discrimination, living conditions, children, education, Japanese language school, dance, United Church, travel, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), bathhouse, nuns/sisters, sports, housing, photography, detention camps, agriculture, church, Buddhism, employment, career, social activity, education, discrimination, relocation centres, health, British Columbia Security Commission, Asahi Baseball Team, clothing, small business
Interview with Margaret Suyuko Adamson (nee Kimura) 2011.069 Pre War, Post War English Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment USA, Japan, Toronto, ON family, employment, mining, immigration, language, food, internment camps, curfew, bathhouse, The Great Depression, discrimination, farming, education, health, family, police, transportation, travel, housing, gardening, volunteer, marriage, children
Interview with Mary Setsuko Katsuno (nee Ishii) 2011.153 Pre War, Post War English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Japan, Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC, Popoff, BC, Montreal, QC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, USA, Toronto, ON, Slocan City, BC, New Denver, BC family, children, immigration, newspaper, United Church, transportation, odori, church, Buddhism, employment, food, marriage, language, discrimination, education, The Great Depression, religion, farming, Christianity, odori, language, education, The Great Depression, Asahi Baseball Team, teaching, volunteer, health, military, food, sports, bathhouse, radio, music, photography, transportation, housing, church, sports, language, travel, clothing
Interview with Masako Okawara (nee Isoshima) 2011.196 Pre War, Post War English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour Haney, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, USA, Japan teaching, immigration, United Church, Buddhism, family, travel, language, bathhouse, Ikebana, religion, immigration, education, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, clothing, travel, music, odori, housing, food, marriage, health, children, travel, transportation, farming, employment, boat works
Interview with Masashi "Mas" Shin 2011.019 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Whonnock, BC, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Revelstoke, BC, Chatham, ON, Toronto, ON, Mission, BC, Tashme, BC education, sports, family, employment, The Great Depression, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, discrimination, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), housing, language, travel, farming, food, odori, music, bathhouse, sports, religion, Buddhism, United Church, logging, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
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 Nori and Blanche Kanashiro 2011.090 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II Japan, Lethbridge, AB, Steveston, BC, Ocean Falls, BC immigration, language, family, employment, canneries, travel, farming, bathhouse, discrimination, health, education, housing, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), mining, The Great Depression, marriage, transportation, children, religion, United Church, newspaper, food, military
Interview with Ross Shin 2010.046 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation, Internment Tashme, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Toronto, ON, Guelph, ON, Vancouver, BC, Japan agriculture, farming, employment, education, social activity, martial arts, living conditions, family, bathhouse, logging, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), fishing, baseball, music, religion, Buddhism, clothing, Japanese language school, community, dance, marriage, music, travel, nisei
Interview with Rubiko "Ruby" Fukumoto (nee Morita) 2010.013 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Alberta, Canada, Calgary, AB, Japan, Victoria, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Slocan City, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Revelstoke, BC, Chatham, ON, Ontario, Canada, Toronto, ON immigration, Japan, family, work, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), Jewish community, career, dance, farming, discrimination, small business, church, community, education, employment, language, marriage, housing, social activity, road camps, bathhouse, Japanese language school
Interview with Shigeo "William" Seko 2010.037 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Vancouver, BC, Hiroshima, Japan, Japan, Haney, BC, Maple Ridge, BC, Angler, ON, Petawawa, ON, Lemon Creek, BC, Oakville, ON, Toronto, ON, Angler, ON, Japan, Lemon Creek, BC, Maple Ridge, BC, Oakville, ON, Vancouver, BC family, boat works, farming, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, children, employment, logging, education, language, food, internment camps, road camps, bathhouse, military, censorship, sports, health, deportation, travel, housing, religion, transportation
Interview with Tak and Pollie Nishino (nee Onishi) 2011.010 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Victoria, BC, Japan, Sandon, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Toronto, ON, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Lemon Creek, BC, Angler, ON, Hamilton, ON, Petawawa, ON, Schreiber, ON family, Asahi Baseball Team, travel, radio, music, road camps, military, ghost towns, clothing, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), odori, health, children, censorship, housing, bathhouse, sports, employment, marriage, religion, Buddhism, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), language, education, British Columbia Security Commission, food, Prisoner of War (POW)
Interview with Tsutomu "Stony" Nakano 2010.057 World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s English Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Alberta, Canada, Britannia Beach, Squamish, BC, Chatham, ON, Fraser Valley, BC, Griffin Lake, BC, Hamilton, ON, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Hope, BC, Lethbridge, AB, London, ON, Maple Ridge, BC, Mission, BC, Montreal, QC, New Denver, BC, Ontario, Canada, Revelstoke, BC, Ruskin, BC, Tashme, BC, Three Valley, BC, Toronto, ON, Vancouver, BC agriculture, Asahi Baseball Team, baseball, bathhouse, beet fields, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), employment, enemy alien, family, farming, gardening, logging, men-only work camps, Nikkei Voice newspaper, recreation, road camps, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), travel, work