Coming to America (Japanese)

Coming to America (Japanese) First work in America (Japanese) Bad business deal (Japanese) Japan vs. the United States (Japanese) Company in Tokyo burned down (Japanese) Match-making (Japanese) Two race horses (Japanese) Buying violin (Japanese)

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(Japanese) I got on the American ship and thought I would go to America. I waited to go. Then my older sister in America sent me identification, and I came to America when I was 19 years old. My sister was a picture bride. She was in Winters.

Date: October 14 & 17, 2004
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Eriko Yamamoto
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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