Oral History Interview with Allan Hida
Nisei male, born January 16, 1919 in Sacramento, California to Hide, sister of Shizuko and Mitsuko. His social contacts as a youth and adult were primarily Caucasian. In 1942 when he was thirteen, the family was sent to Walerga, California, Tule Lake, California and Amache, Colorado. His fatherï¿½s friend, Burton Neville, oversaw the Hida home: collected rent, paid taxes and mortgages and the house was saved. Allan describes camp conditions in detail. The Hidas went to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1944 and his permanent residence continues to be in Wisconsin. He was discharged from the U.S. Marines in 1954 and became a teacher and married a Caucasian, Vivian Jones. He was active in the Japanese American Citizens Leagueï¿½s redress movement. The appendix in the bound copy includes copies of wartime newspaper items about evacuation and internment.
Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library
3 Tapes of 3
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 copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. California State University, Sacramento Library attempted to find rights owners without success but is eager to hear from them so that we may obtain permission, if needed. Upon request to email@example.com digitized works can be removed from public view if there are rights issues that need to be resolved.
Department of Special Collections and University Archives, California State University, Sacramento, 2000 State University Drive, Sacramento, CA, 95819-6039, US, Telephone: (916) 278-5240, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://library.csus.edu/scua