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Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection, 1994-2008View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 2006-2008
The Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection consists of digital recordings of oral history interviews of Japanese Americans living in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, and the vicinity. These oral histories document the immigrant experiences of the interviewees' parents and grandparents; the World War II experiences of the interviewees in internment camps; and their lives in Eugene and neighboring communities in the years following the war.
ID: OH 015
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet
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Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Arrangement
Preferred Citation: Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, Oral History Collection (OH 015), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The materials were donated to the Archives by the Japanese-American Association of Lane County, Oregon, in 2008.
Languages of Materials
Other

Container List

Series 1: Background Materials, 1994-2008 Add to Shelf
Extent: 5 folders
Box-Folder 1.1: Biographical information - Yoko Matsuoka McClain, 1994-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.2: Biographical information - Hiroshi Ogawa, 2006 Add to Shelf
Folder includes a DVD of a presentation delivered by Ogawa at Elkton (OR) High School, November 2006, as well as a booklet and DVD titled "Decade: Potters of Hikarigama, 1995-2005," which document a pottery exhibit curated by Ogawa.
Box-Folder 1.3: Assorted interview questions and transcript print outs, 2006-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.4: Release agreements and assorted biographical materials, 2007-2008 Add to Shelf
Includes biographical information collected for Alice Endo Aikens, Kenge Kobayshi, Miya Kaneko Kobayashi, Edward Miyakawa and David Toyama as well as information on the Tule Lake Internment Center and the Eugene Japanese American Memorial Dedication.
Box-Folder 1.5: Reproduced photographs and captions - Chiyo and Perry Mori, ca. 2008 Add to Shelf
Folder contains color print outs of scanned family photographs taken 1936-2007.
Series 2: Interviews, 2006 Add to Shelf
Interviews in this series have been digitized and made available online.
Extent: 2 interviews; 7 sound files
Digital File 1: Kobayashi, Kenge, June 3, 2006 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 2: Loftus, Mitzi Asai, October 24, 2006 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Susan Hirata in three parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 3: Aikens, Alice Endo, April 14, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 4: Toyama, David, April 15, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 5: Kobayashi, Kenge, August 11, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 6: Kobayashi, Miya Kaneko, August 11, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 7: Nagao, Ken, August 16, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in five parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 8: Miyakawa, Edward T., August 18, 2007 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in six parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 9: Ogawa, Hiroshi, March 8, 2008 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio, transcripts and video of Ogawa delivering a presentation at Elkton (OR) High School (November 2006) available online.
Digital File 10: Mori, Chiyo and Perry Mori, March 15, 2008 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in four parts; audio and transcripts available online.
Digital File 11: McClain, Yoko Matsuoka, March 22, 2008 Add to Shelf
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Uhlig in five parts; audio and transcripts available online.
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