Hamade, Bill (8/19/2017)

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Title

Hamade, Bill (8/19/2017)

Description

Bill Hamade is a third and fourth generation (Sansei/Yonsei) Japanese Canadian. A retired librarian with 31 years of service in the Toronto Public Library stem, he discusses his lifelong interest in Japanese Canadian history and family history. He describes his paternal and maternal families' immigration histories, their incarceration at Lemon Creek during World War II, and his own experiences growing up in Toronto in the 1950s and 60s. He also describes the difficulties he has encountered in researching these histories both in Canada and in Japan, and his motivations for pursuing this research.

Date

2017-08-19

Format

video

Interviewer

Takada, Anna

Interviewee

Hamade, Bill

Interview Keyword

Japanese Canadian
Toronto
Vancouver
Vancouver Island
Lemon Creek
Jasper
Duncan
Hillcrest Lumber
Sansei
Yonsei

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1300


Citation

“Hamade, Bill (8/19/2017),” JASC Legacy Center Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, http://digitalcollections.jasc-chicago.org/omeka/items/show/32.