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Document Details


Title: George Ishibashi
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: George Ishibashi grew up on a farm in Palos Verdes, California. His father immigrated to the US in the late 1890s and leased his first farm in 1906. The family successfully grew peas and other crops without irrigation or tractors. Following Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, the family's lease was unceremoniously ended.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: George Ishibashi
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: California; United States; North America
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Farmer; Mechanic
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: Poston War Relocation Center, La Paz County, AZ; U.S. Army
Historical events discussed: Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Arizona; Asia; California; Japan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arizona; Asia; California; Japan; Japanese American families; Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans--California; North America; Oral history; Poston War Relocation Center, La Paz County, AZ; U.S. Army; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035146-38714