Sedai: Oral History Catalogue

The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project

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Title Accession number Period Language Event Location Topic
Interview with Frank Tadao Shimada 2011.217 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Christina Lake, BC, Toronto, ON, Vancouver, BC, New Denver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC discrimination, family, music, radio, travel, education, sports, clothing, gardening, volunteer, transportation, Asahi Baseball Team, language, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), employment, marriage, music, propaganda, children, church, Prisoner of War (POW), self-supporting camps, censorship, small business, food
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 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 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 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 Margaret Lyons 2010.036 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation, Internment Japan, Mission, BC, Vancouver, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Hope, BC, Hamilton, ON family, religion, Buddhism, farming, The Great Depression, travel, marriage, employment, radio, volunteer, War Measures Act, children, education, discrimination, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), language, children
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 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 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 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 Shizuko "Sue" Kadoguchi 2010.007 English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment New Westminster, BC, Woodfibre, BC, Tashme, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON United Church, Ikebana, volunteer, children, family, marriage, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)
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 Sue Kai (nee Matsugu) 2010.021 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Kaslo, BC, Chatham, ON, Toronto, ON Asahi Baseball Team, family, food, housing, newspaper, dance, nisei, internment camp, church, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), community
Interview with Susan Hidaka 2011.038 Pre War, Post War English Redress Okanagan, BC, Japan, Calgary, AB, Toronto, ON, USA housing, family, music, education, farming, food, language, Momiji, volunteer, clothing, discrimination, religion, sports, fishing, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), employment, travel
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 Tatsuo and Kimiyo 'Kim' Sakauye (nee Yamamoto) 2011.042 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1950s, 1960s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Victoria, BC, Tofino, BC, Japan, Montreal, QC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Tashme, BC, Schreiber, ON, Slocan City, BC education, language, discrimination, United Church, employment, family, marriage, immigration, fishing, food, boat works, travel, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, housing, language, sports, children, road camps, dance
Interview with Umeko Kuba 2011.224 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour Steveston, BC, Japan, Kaslo, BC, Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB health, employment, education, food, family, boat works, detention camps, discrimination, language, marriage, religion, fishing, volunteer, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)