Doi, Lisa (9/6/2019)

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Title

Doi, Lisa (9/6/2019)

Description

Lisa Doi is a multiracial fourth generation (Yonsei) Japanese American, born in Chicago and raised in Evanston, Illinois. Lisa discusses her maternal family's roots in Japan, immigration history, wartime experiences of incarceration at Santa Anita and Rohwer, resettlement in Chicago, and community life in Chicago to the present day. This interview reflects her mother's experience growing up in Hyde Park, on Chicago's South Side, as well as Lisa's own experiences growing up in Evanston with a variety of connections to Japanese American community life.

Date

2019-09-06

Format

video

Interviewer

Takada, Anna

Interviewee

Doi, Lisa

Alternate Form of Name

Elizabeth

Interview Keyword

Fukuoka
Stockton
Crystal City
National Japanese American Student Relocation Council
Tanforan
Rohwer
Department of Justice
FBI
Hyde Park
Woodlawn
Midwest Buddhist Temple
Ginza Festival
Ho Etsu Taiko
Evanston
Japanese American Citizens League
Kansha Project
Yonsei
REgenerations Oral History Project

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Citation

“Doi, Lisa (9/6/2019),” JASC Legacy Center Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, http://digitalcollections.jasc-chicago.org/omeka/items/show/24.