Mr. Hirasaki brought World Fair Japanese pavilion to Gilroy

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I heard about him at the Hirasaki Farms in Gilroy. Mr. Hirasaki was very instrumental in getting the other younger farmers started. But I do recall my grandmother taking us to the World Fair Exhibition in San Francisco. When the fair was over, Mr. Hirosaki bought the Japanese pavilion and moved it over to Gilroy. My grandmother took me over to his place to the new pavilion. I still remember. I was only about five years old.

Date: May 14, 2018
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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