Aragaki, June (9/6/2018)

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Title

Aragaki, June (9/6/2018)

Description

June Aragaki is a Nisei born in 1921 in Stockton California. She speaks about growing up in rural California, where her parents started as migrant farmers and her siblings eventually ran a small restaurant. Her whole family was interned in Rohwer, and eventually ended up in Chicago. She speaks about being involved in the emerging Japanese Buddhist community, working in a variety of factories, and what life was like for her and her siblings trying to re-start their lives in the 1940s and 1950s.

Date

2018-09-06

Format

video

Interviewer

Takada, Anna

Interviewee

Aragaki, June

Interview Keyword

Issei
Nisei
Stockton
Rohwer
Farmers
Inter-camp interaction
442nd Regimental Combat Team
Camp Shelby
Heart Mountain
Clark Street
Factory Work
Homeownership
Police Discrimination
Renting
Aiko

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Citation

“Aragaki, June (9/6/2018),” JASC Legacy Center Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, http://digitalcollections.jasc-chicago.org/omeka/items/show/8.