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Document Details


Title: Aiso, John F. - Observations of a California Nisei
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California Digital Library. Online Archive of California
Collection: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive: Oral Histories
Description: The interview was restricted to the respondent's early life, education and career up to the time he was appointed a federal judge in the U.S. District Court in California. A chronological approach within a topical framework was encouraged. The interviewer prepared in advance outlines and questions for the interview, using research material in the UCLA libraries and Japanese American Research Program, and conferring with Professor Robert Wilson, Director of the Program.
Extent: 107 pages
URL: http://texts.cdlib.org/dynaxml/servlet/dynaXML?docId=ft6d5nb303&doc.view=entire_text
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Aiso, John F., 1909-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Dec-1909
Speaker place of birth: Burbank, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Federal judge; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 61
Document location: Los Angeles, CA
Document date: 23-Jul-1970
Interviewer: Landry, Marc
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army
Historical events discussed: Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Boston, MA; Burbank, CA; California; Europe; Germany; Japan; Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood; Massachusetts; North America; Providence, RI; Rhode Island; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Armed Forces; Asia; Biography; Boston, MA; Burbank, CA; California; Draft; Education; Education, Higher; Europe; Family; Germany; Japan; Japanese American families; Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; Japanese American soldiers; Japanese Americans--California; Judges--Selection and appointment--California; Law--California; Lawyers; Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood; Massachusetts; Military occupation; North America; Oral history; Practice of law; Providence, RI; Rhode Island; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; U.S. Army; United States; Work; Work environment; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022298-23489