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California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) serves as the principal location for the historical research collections at California State University, Sacramento. The primary strengths of the collection are post-World War II political, social, and environmental history of the Sacramento region and the history of the California State University, Sacramento, since its founding in 1947. The Department's holdings include printed books, manuscripts, and university archives. Subject collections are comprised of both published and unpublished sources and include the Japanese American Archival Collection (JAAC), the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection of rare books and manuscripts, and the Magnus Hirschfeld Collection of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transexual History. The department holdings include formats such as oral history transcripts, photographs, posters, broadsides, audiovisual materials, microforms, prints, paintings and other ephemera.

The SCUA collections and services support teaching, learning, and research. The Department provides assistance to the academic faculty in the use of primary source materials for teaching. SCUA also offers internships to graduate students seeking opportunities to learn archival methods.

Contact Information:

California State University, Sacramento
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
2000 State University Drive East
Sacramento, CA 95819-6039
Telephone: (916) 278-6144
Email: lib-scua@csus.edu


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Note : Periods of static throughout as in original recording. Description :  Allen Ginsberg begins by practicing meditation and then he recites his lyric poem Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber. The poem lambastes the government, politics and the president.  Call Number : T1657 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Beat generation--Poetry, Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Gregory Bateson, renowned anthropologist, social scientist, and cyberneticist, delivered this speech on April 21, 1966 at California State University, Sacramento. Call Number : T1411/T1412 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Convocation speech by Cesar Chavez at California State University, Sacramento on January 18, 1971. He spoke about non-violent protests, boycotts, and the United States Defense Department. Call Number : T1843 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topics: californialightandsound, Migrant agricultural laborers--California, Labor leaders--California,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Eric Berne discusses three aspects of personalities - the child, adult or parent part - of mature people. Call Number : T1341 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Personality
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Speed change (speeds up) starting at 00:24:15-end of recording; period of silence between 46:25-47:00; intermittent feedback as in original recording. Film footage of this speech is available here . Description :  Eldridge Cleaver speaks about the racism and oppression of blacks in American. Cleaver targeted Governor Ronald Reagan, California political leadership, George Wallace, and Richard Nixon as oppressors. He espoused violent protests to achieve equality.   Call Number : T1668...
Topics: californialightandsound, Racism--United States--History--20th century, Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Periodic static as in original recording. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description :  Betty Friedan speaks about the Women's Liberation Movement and how she believes it is the major, fastest growing, and radical societal movement for change in the United States. She refers to the Women's Strike for Equality that occurred on August 26, 1970 in cities across the United States.   Call Number : T1835 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title...
Topics: californialightandsound, Feminism, Friedan, Betty
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Series Title : Symposium on Imperialism Description : George Edward Smith, Green Beret and Prisoner of War in Vietcong, and Jane Fonda, actress, spoke as part of an educational campaign focusing on the Vietnam war. Call Number : QT90; QT91 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Phillips, Utah
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Description : U. Utah Phillips gave a presentation of stories, puns, songs and jokes to California State University, Sacramento. Call Number : T2057 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Religion, Children, Folklorists
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Dr. Bernie Zilbergeld discussed the emotional and physical aspects of sex for men and hope to help men overcome performance pressures.   Call Number : T2179 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
Topics: californialightandsound, Sexuality
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Speech interrupted by protests. Description : William Shockley was an inventor of the transistor and received the Nobel Prize in 1956. His attempts to commercialize the transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's "Silicon Valley" becoming a hotbed of electronics innovation. In his later life, Shockley was a professor at Stanford and became a staunch advocate of eugenics. William Shockley's speech was disrupted and cancelled as a result of protests from black...
Topics: californialightandsound, Eugenics, Shockley, William Jr.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born in Norwalk, California in 1926 to a truck farming family. Ruth attended public schools on weekdays and Japanese language school on Saturdays. In 1942, when she was fifteen, her family was sent to Santa Anita Assembly Center in Los Angeles and then to Rohwer, Arkansas. Her father was arrested by the FBI and served two years in a New Mexico prison camp. In Santa Anita Ruth...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei female, born in Loomis, California on November 18, 1918 to farm laborers. The family returned to Japan in 1921 to be with Ai’s ill maternal grandmother. Parents were unable to return to the U.S. under the Oriental Exclusion act of 1924 which prevented Japanese laborers from entry. Ai was educated in Japan and after high school went to sewing school, then became a telephone...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. Transcript available at the California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born on March 3, 1896 to a farm family. She developed a love for craft art from her mother who was educated in Japanese cultural arts. In 1914, at age eighteen, Kotono came to America as a picture bride for Mr. Kato. Her life was to change forever: from 1914 to 1942 she lived under harsh conditions, performing hard field labor, housework, and child...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Anais Nin begins the lecture by relating how she became a feminist at age nine, when she started questioning directives that didn't make sense because they were a reflection of a patriarchal society. She stated that she learned from men - professors, psychologists, and doctors - and adapted the lessons learned for her own use. She discussed the contents of her diary, including an all-night discussion with Norman Mailer and Larry Durrell in the 1930's where she questioned the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Intimacy (Psychology), Nin, Anais, 1903-1977
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : In part 1, first 00:02:15 of recording is very low as in original recording. Questions from audience are difficult to hear. Description :  James Vigil spoke about the history of Mexican Americans in southern California, focusing on Cucamonga. The word Cholos dates back 100s of years in Latin America and refers to how the indian population assimilated into the Spanish culture. Vigil discusses how socio-economic, socio-cultural, and socio-psychological factors contributed to the poverty...
Topics: californialightandsound, Gangs--California--East Los Angeles, Vigil, James Diego
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : High amount of hiss, as in original recording. Questions from audience members are inaudible. Periods of low volume/silence throughout. Description :  Reel 1: Price Cobbs, M.D. spoke about police and blacks, black anger, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, 1960s black pride, attitudes of white people, bigotry, and need for racial confrontation, active communication, and willingness to encounter one's own attitude. Reel 2: Questions and Answers.   Call Number : T1676 Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Feminism, Cobbs, Price Mashaw
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Nathaniel Colley speaks about eminent domain and restrictive covenants. Call Number : T487 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Discrimination in housing, Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918-
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Questions from audience very low, inaudible. Ends abruptly. Description :  Jessica Mitford discussed her personal history from her childhood and early adulthood in England through her years as a journalist in the United States. Mitford's parents were Victorians who did not provide formal education to Jessica and her sisters. She was taught to read by her mother, but the expectation was that Jessica's future was to be a wife and mother. After marrying and moving to the United States,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Feminism, Mitford, Jessica
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. Parts 1-3 end abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born in Sacramento in 1917 to a farm family. The Satows were evacuated in May 1942 to Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno. A Caucasian farm overseer sold the Sato"s strawberry crop but did not share its profits with the Satows. The family was sent to Poston, Arizona internment camp. In the autumn of 1942...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Kenneth Rexroth discussed what he considered to be the provincialism and intellectual impoverishment of American writers. He stated that they were less-informed, less well-bred, lacking in good critical sense and any context of world society. He compared contemporary American writers to those of the 1920s and 1930s, including Eliot, Pound, Lawrence, Dos Pasos, Steinbeck, and Hemingway, as well as such writers of the late 1950s as Ferlinghetti and Kerouac. He emphasized that...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982, American literature,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description :  Dr. Benjamin Spock, an ardent critic of the Vietnam war, spoke to an audience of 5,000 about the conflict in Vietnam, the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and racism.   Call Number : QT52 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Dr. Leonard Kane speaks on on Fair Housing in Sacramento for the first 11 minutes of recording. Description :  William Bradley briefly speaks about the exploitation and discrimination of black labor from slavery to present. He also discussed how protests and demonstrations - violent and non-violent - can be a vehicle for change. Prior to Williams Bradley's lecture, California State University, Sacramento Professor Leonard D. Cain speaks about fair housing in Sacramento.   Call Number :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Civil rights movements--United States, Unemployment--United States,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Margo St. James is the founder of Coyote (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics), a prostitutes union in San Francisco that provides bail services, financial counseling and other self-help facilities for prostitutes. St. James called for the decriminalization of prostitution and lambasted cops, politicians, moralists, and men in general during her lecture. Call Number : T2057A Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prostitution, Coyote (Organization)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Robert M. Hutchins, renowned educator, university president, and foundation director, delivered this speech on January 21, 1969 at California State University, Sacramento. Call Number : T1687 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description :  Clara Sue Kidwell discusses the roles of women in various Native American societies. She belies the stereotype of Native American women as subservient to men and describes how tribal society was egalitarian. Women did the farming and foraging that supplied 50% of the food supply. Female deities were highly revered and critical figures in the origin stories of many Native American tribes.  Call Number : T2276 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Indian Women--North America, Kidwell, Clara Sue
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei male, born on April 29, 1920 in Portland, Oregon to hotel keepers. In December 1921, when Kazuo was one and a half years old, his parents took him and a sister to Japan. In 1936 the sister married a visiting Japanese farmer from California who returned to the U.S. with his bride and sixteen year old Kazuo. Kazuo worked as a farm laborer, than as a houseboy for Dr. and Mrs. Bell of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Static and buzz as in original recording. Description :  Herb Goldberg tells a personal story about one of his dating experiences and uses it as an example of the games played males and females in a relationship. He speaks about the stages of Femininity, including rage, passive aggressiveness, and criticism. He also speaks about the macho psychotic behavior of men.  Call Number : T2244B Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Feminism., Gender Relations in the American Experience, Goldberg, Herb,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by North Central Valley Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library Description : Nisei female, born in Los Angeles in 1918 to parents who operated a laundry with twenty employees. The family moved to Pasadena, California in 1922 for Eiko"s father"s health. He became a gardener with a vegetable stand. During the depression the family barely eked out a living. Father sold insurance and loaned money (which was uncollected) and mother took in laundry. Everyone...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Scratching sound throughout part 1. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei female, born February 29, 1920 in Marysville, California to a farm family. She attended local public schools until 1936 when, at age sixteen, she was sent to Japan to complete her education. It was customary in the 1930s to send sons and eldest daughters to Japan to learn Japanese culture. In 1940 she married Iwao Kobayashi, an officer in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Caucasian male, born August 26, 1926 in Sacramento, California. He is the identical twin to brother James. He and his two brothers are retired farmers. George describes farming livestock and fruit, drying persimmons Japanese-style. Throughout his schooling he had Nisei friends and classmates and continues contact with some. He recalls his mother as a "do-er", one who helped...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss, static, and background noise as on original tape. English transcription available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, daughter of Minayo, was born November 27, 1912 in Florin, California. She was betrothed in Japan at age sixteen but her request to go to high school was refused as her parents felt that "girls don"t need an education". She married Chiaki Fukuman in 1936 and had four children. She left her husband...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Static, hiss, buzz as in original recording. Part 1: Women in American Politics. Part 2: Minority Women in America. Description :  Leona Egeland speaks for twenty minutes about the need for more representation of women in politics, business, the military, and religious institutions. The second speaker, Wanda Cullivan, is a master's student who discusses the lack of equality for women and entrenched cultural traditions of the role of women.   Call Number : T2075 Rights : Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Women in politics, Siadek, Leona (Egeland), Cullivan, Wanda
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by North Central Valley Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, was born in Bakersfield California in 1925. He attended the local schools until internment in Poston, Arizona Relocation Center. He worked in the hospital and read books on philosophy and sociology during the summer. He graduated from Poston High School and later the University of Connecticut. He was the Associate Planner of the city of Fresno at which time he was an active...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Low-level content can be heard in the right channel at times on part 1 -- it sounds as if previously recorded music had not been fully erased. Interview with Ernest Iiyama starts with part 6. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei male, born in 1912 and brought to America when he was six months old. His father was a boiler maker and chief machinist for the Santa Fe Rail Road Company. Kenneth was educated in Bakersfield...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Background noise in part 1. Second interview begins in part 3 and continues in part 2. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei female, born in Greenlake, Washington on December 14, 1912 to a poor farm worker family. In 1915, at age three, she was taken to Japan and did not return to the U.S. until 1932, at the age of twenty. She was sent to Japan to live with relatives as her parents could not afford to raise a family here....
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born in 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her father was naturalized under the 1935 Nye-Lee bill as he served in the U.S. Coastguard in WWI. Marion describes a complex parental life in Japan. In Southern California her father started a series of unsuccessful businesses which resulted in periodic poverty for the family. His most successful job was as chef to Cecil B. De Mille....
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Caucasian female, born 1926 in Ogden, Utah. Beverlee and her mother moved to Berkeley, California where she attended local schools with many Nisei who became her friends. In 1942, at age sixteen, these friends were evacuated. She asked a classmate, Michihiko Hayashida, to write to her. Despite intense anti-Japanese feeling of the time, she went to Tanforan Assembly Center to visit her...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Caucasian female, born in Florin, California on May 31, 1913 0 to farming pioneers. Vivian lived among many Japanese American families and attended school with Nisei children. She does not feel there was racism among Caucasians and Japanese. Even when schools were segregated children continued their inter-racial friendships and activities out of school. There were no inter-racial marriages...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Ernesto Galarza spoke about the effects of government policies on agricultural laborers. He began with the Migrant Drift of Mexicans from 1910 to the early 1930s, then he discussed the Wetback Interlude, when Mexicans entered the United States illegally, ca. 1933 to the early 1940s. He also spoke about the Bracero Program.   Call Number : QT43 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Migrant agricultural laborers--California, Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. Parts 2, 5, and 6 end abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born on July 21, 1931 in St. Helena, California. His father was in the import-export business in San Francisco. Kenneth had no contact with his parents, an older brother and himself. The Ozawas moved to Berkeley, California where Kenneth met Herbert Pekonen, a loyal friend throughout his youth. The...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born September 24, 1918 in Berkeley, California. Hideko earned her master's degree in social work from the University of California, Berkeley in 1942. She was hired by the U.S. War Relocation Authority to travel in California to help fearful residents, including many who did not speak English, understand the program and prepare to move to internment camps. At the end of her...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : California State University, Sacramento President James Bond and Governor Ronald Reagan addressed the annual Boy's State Convention, a gathering of high school seniors at CSUS for a week long workshop in state and local government. Bond encouraged the boys to provide productive college leadership. Governor Reagan answered questions about his stand on legalizing marijuana, amnesty for Vietnam deserters and draft resisters, and Watergate. The annual Boy's State Convention was...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Leadership in adolescents, Marijuana--Law and legislation,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Brief period of recorded music (5 seconds) at 00:00:15 before lecture begins. Mic feedback at 00:00:55, then brief period of silence before recording starts again. Periodic feedback throughout as in original recording. Description :  Nathaniel Colley speaks about the history and intent of the United States' founding fathers in the formation of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  Call Number : T717 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may...
Topics: californialightandsound, Civil rights, Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918-
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Levels drop on part 2 around 01:50. High frequency noise at the start of part 8. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born on September 25, 1919 in Sacramento, California to a farm family. Due to ill health, his father was unable to work from the time Yoshio was a teenager. The family was supported by the combined incomes of his mother"s seasonal cannery job and summer farm jobs of five children. Yoshio started...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and static as on original tapes. Parts 1 and 2 end abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born in 1921 in Brighton, California to farm worker parents. Prior to evacuation at age twenty-one, Kuni was placed in a tuberculosis sanitarium in Weimar, California while his family went to Pinedale Assembly Center, then Poston, Arizona. In 1945 he was escorted to the Presidio in San Francisco for a formal...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Buckminster Fuller, renowned 20th century inventor, delivered this speech on January 7, 1972 at California State University, Sacramento. Call Number : T1925 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Distortion, noise, and hiss as on original tapes; difficult to understand at times. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born on January 17, 1915 in San Francisco, California. She became an outstanding educator about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Her family moved to Florin to farm strawberries and grapes. Mary attended a segregated grammar school for Japanese students, but in 1929 entered...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topic: californiarevealed
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California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born January 25, 1921 in Sullivan, Arapahoe County, Colorado to a farm family. Frank was a community activist with varied life experiences. As a youth he knew hard farm labor which later gave him insight when working with migrant farm workers as a social worker. His parents stressed the importance of education. He responded by going on a study tour to Japan as a seventeen year...
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California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Brief speed fluctuation at 00:00:30 as in original recording. Description :  In the first half of the lecture, Dr. Harry H.L. Kitano discussed the place of the Japanese American minority in society. They experienced upward mobility to the middle rung on the ladder, but he believed Japanese Americans would not advance to the upper rungs of political leadership, the business and corporate world, or become college and university presidents. Kitano's theory was that the prospect of upward...
Topics: californialightandsound, Japanese Americans, Race relations, Kitano, Harry H.L.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Hiss, background noise, and distortion as on original tape. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born in Seattle, Washington on January 3, 1928 to an import-export business family. Japanese immigration to the United Sstates was closed in 1924 but Marion"s father was allowed entry that year as he was a treaty merchant and met financial assets criteria. His business property was bought...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description : The focus of Judge Alice Lytle's lecture was the question of what is a judge and what is a judge supposed do. She asserted that the public, not judges, need to decide what constitutes a judge in our society. Lytle suggested that citizens become more knowledgeable and form discussion groups as well as getting involved in the legislative process of passing laws. She offered insight into the issues a judge has to face such as the legality vs. the morality of enacting laws that seem...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Lytle, Alice, Judicial discretion, Judicial process,...
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California State University, Sacramento
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Series Title : Drug Symposium Description : Dr. J. Thomas Ungerleider was an assistant professor at the University of California (Los Angeles) Center for the Health Sciences and Dr. Duke D. Fisher was a psychiatric resident at the University of California (Los Angeles) Center for the Health Sciences. They discussed the potential gains for LSD use and the possible side effects. Call Number : T1637 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. The interviewer speaks English at times. High amount of background noise and hiss throughout. Both parts begin and end abruptly. Audio fluctuation throughout. There is a constant clicking sound for the duration of Part 2. English transcription available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born December 21, 1906 and came to the United States at age ten. Hideko"s parents returned soon after her birth but...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tape. Mic hits throughout. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born February 26, 1913 in Florin, California to farming parents who died by the time he was thirteen. He left school to help support the family. Hideo married Dorothy Nishikawa in 1937. When Hideo was nineteen in 1942, his family was evacuated to Fresno, California, then to both Jerome and Rohwer, Arkansas. Their...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Ends abruptly. Transcript available at California State University , Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born 1925 in Fife, Washington. Her parents were of the samurai class in Japan. The family moved to Arroyo Grande, California when Joy was three. Her parents taught at a Japanese language school. Mr. Nozaki was detained by the FBI prior to the family"s evacuation in 1942, when Joy was seventeen. Joy, her sister and mother were sent to Tulare Assembly Center...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born in Lodi, California on June 27, 1918 to a farm family. At age twenty-two, in 1940, he enrolled in engineering courses at the College of the Pacific. His counselor told him that as a Nisei he might have difficulty getting a job as an engineer. In September 1941, at age twenty-four, he was inducted in the U.S. army and patrolled Southern California coastlines. His family was...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : The interview is in Japanese. Hiss and background noise as on original tape. Part 1 ends abruptly. English transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born May 18, 1900 to parents who once were wealthy but lost their entire fortune and property. Matsuye"s father came to America to recoup his fortune by buying farmland in Florin, California and the Walnut Grove area. He returned to Japan in the 1920s and Matsuye...
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California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese and English. Transcript available at the California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born December 15, 1893 to a successful rice farming family that enabled her to have a high school education, unusual for the time. Fudeyo came to America in 1912 at age nineteen as a picture bride and settled on her husband's farm in Florin, California. They raised grapes and strawberries. In May 1942 a neighboring Caucasian farmer...
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Note : High amount of hiss as in original recording. Description :  Joseph Gilbert Jorgensen spoke about how the Navajo tribe and other Western U.S. Native Americans were duped by the United States Government and energy companies such as Texaco, Phillips Oil, and Exxon in the 1970's to cede their land rights for exploitation of energy sources such as coal, oil, water, shale, tar, etc. Lease Agreements were violated and the Native American belief that property and water cannot be owned or sold...
Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America, Energy Development--United States, Jorgensen,...
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California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Ronald Dellums speaks about the need for blacks to effect change in the racist attitudes of America because they are the only ones with a vested interest in doing so. Dellums discussed increasing political representation of blacks and other minorities and he points to the political campaigns of George Wallace and Richard Nixon as candidates who do not support equality.   Call Number : T1671 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law...
Topics: californialightandsound, Civil Rights--California, Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-
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California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born January 1, 1922 in Reedley, California to a farm family raising grapes. The two boys and six girls attended Japanese language school on Saturdays for eight years. As eldest son, Lloyd"s brother went to university instead of taking over the farm. Lloyd felt obliged to assume farm responsibilities but his call to the ministry won out. In August 1942, when Lloyd was...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. Part 1 ends abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born April 4, 1918 in Sacramento, California to a farm family. Paul volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army in March 1941 and was assigned to the 34th Infantry Division, the sole Nisei GI. He had no discrimination issues within his unit but felt he was denied entry by the Department of the Army to approve...
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California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description: The Sacramento Signal Depot began operations in the 1940s in preparation for WWII. The Depot was a part of the Sacramento landscape for over 50 years and was in operation through the Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm wars. Colonel Joseph J. Healy was the Depot founder, and was the one who almost single-handedly pushed for a permanent facility in case future pacific conflict arose. Call Number: TC228; , TC228A
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Ralph C. Dills, was born on February 19, 1910 in Rosston, Texas to a sharecropper. He served in the California Assembly for eleven years and in the state Senate for 32 years. His accomplishments include writing the legislation that created California State University, Long Beach, El Camino College, and facilitated the creation of the University of California, Los Angeles Law School. Popular...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Parts 1 & 2 are switched. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born February 1, 1918 in Salinas, California. His mother was widowed when Shuki was seven years old and she raised six young children as a cook in a Japanese labor camp. Shuki was the major wage earner for the family as a high school student. Shuki"s family was evacuated to Poston, Arizona when he was twenty-four years old. He taught physics and...
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California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Note: levels drop significantly 00:40:37-00:41:18 on side A Series Title: Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant Oral History Project Description: The Rancho Seco oral histories document the story of the, now closed, Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant located in Ione, California. The oral histories present a broad range of perspectives and attitudes. Issues included plant safety; environmental concerns; down time due to technical problems resulting in increased cost to SMUD users; organizational...
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California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Dr. Pauling discussed the threat of nuclear war and the need for disarmament. He stated governments should legislate nuclear disarmament and he argued for the need for international agreements to achieve peace.   Call Number : T592 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peace, Liberty, Nineteen sixties, Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
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Note : McWilliams is speaking via phone. Questions from audience are extremely low/inaudible at times as in original recording. Description :  Carey McWilliams discussed the failure of the 1972 presidential candidates - George McGovern and Richard Nixon - to discuss the issues of the day; specifically the Vietnam War and race relations. He stated that black and white race relations had improved since World War II because of better informed public opinion and recognition that the issue was...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans in mass media, Minorities and Journalism, Liberalism,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Series Title : Social Science Forum Description :  Wilfred Ussery, representative of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), spoke about civil rights in 1964.   Call Number : T1096/T1095 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes...
Topics: californialightandsound, Civil rights--1960-1970
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by North Central Valley Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Gap in part 2, 15:48-16:21. Gap in part 4, 00:00:33-00:00:40. Gap in part 5, 16:24-16:30. Part 7 is a reading of "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei male, born in 1918 in Hawaii. His father was a Buddhist priest serving a sugar plantation population. He was educated in the local schools and in his sophomore year of high school the family went to Japan and he graduated...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Henry Nash Smith examined Mark Twain's conception of his role, the kind of writer he thought he was and the audience he wrote for. Smith asserted that Twain assumed that Americans provided two audiences, the cultivated minority and the masses. He quoted Twain as asserting that he never tried to help cultivate the cultivated masses; rather Twain's target audience was the masses. Smith praised Twain for his natural, unaffected style.   Call Number : T351 Rights : Copyright status...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Smith, Henry Nash, Twain, Mark, 1835-1910‚—Appreciation,...
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California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Questions from audience are low, difficult to hear. Description :  William Becker speaks about the history of discrimination of blacks in America with an emphasis on unfair employment and housing. He discusses the Fair Employment Act and Fair Housing Act in California, with a focus on home insurance.   Call Number : T1088 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms...
Topics: californialightandsound, Civil Rights--California, Becker, William
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Note : Channel 1 contains lecture and channel 2 contains music at the beginning and end of lecture, as in original recording. Description :  Ellen Rosser Smith speaks about how the history of exploitation of women in the workplace, such as wage disparity and working conditions, led to the unionization of women workers. She discusses the role of the Daughters of Freemen, Susan B. Anthony, and Mother Jones.   Call Number : T2088 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Women Labor Union Members, Smith, Ellen Rosse
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei female, born January 19, 1910 in Mayfield, California (now Palo Alto). Mitsuko"s life experiences exposed her to fewer Japanese traditions than sister Shizuko. Her mother died when she was eight, she moved to San Francisco with two older sisters and completed high school there. She spoke only English, took a secretarial course and worked for an insurance office. When she was...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette