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Document Details


Title: Miyoko Fujikawa
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Asian Americans: South Bay/Los Angeles Nisei
Description: Miyoko Fujikawa was born in Reedley, California and grew up in Harbor City, California. Fujikawa was imprisoned at Santa Anita Racetrack and the concentration camp in Jerome, Arkansas. After leaving the camp, she worked as a beautician in Minneapolis, Minnesota during WWII and purchased her own beauty shop when she resettled in California. Fujikawa raised four sons in Gardena.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Fujikawa, Miyoko
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Reedley, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Beautician
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: Jerome Relocation Center, Jerome, AR
Historical events discussed: Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Arkansas; Asia; California; Japan; Minneapolis, MN; Minnesota; North America; Reedley, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arkansas; Asia; California; Japan; Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans--California; Jerome Relocation Center, Jerome, AR; Minneapolis, MN; Minnesota; North America; Oral history; Reedley, CA; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035144-38712