Kawaguchi, Kayoko (6/2/2021)

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Title

Kawaguchi, Kayoko (6/2/2021)

Description

Kay Kawaguchi, a shin-issei/sansei, describes the pre-war immigration journeys of her family and her husband's family, her husband's experiences while incarerated at Rohwer, and her own experiences in Japan during and after WWII. She also recalls her arrival in the U.S. in 1970 on a temporary visa and the circumstances that led to her eventual marriage and permanent residence in Chicago. A long-time employee at the Chicago Shimpo and the Japanese American Service Committee, she reflects on her community-centered work and shares her hopes for the future.

Date

2021-06-02

Format

video

Interviewer

Lincoln, Emma Saito

Interviewee

Kawaguchi, Kayoko (Kay)

Interview Keyword

Shin-Issei
Sansei
Terminal Island
Wakayama
Osaka
Rohwer
Edgewater Beach Hotel
Chicago Shimpo
Japanese American Service Committee

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3000


Citation

“Kawaguchi, Kayoko (6/2/2021),” JASC Legacy Center Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, http://digitalcollections.jasc-chicago.org/omeka/items/show/17.