Linda Tamura describes how her grandparents, first generation immigrants, came to the United States. Tamura discusses the challenges and lives of first-generation immigrants, including being placed in internment camps, cultural adjustments and assimilation, and the relationships between first- and second-generation immigrants. Tamura details her grandmother’s experience settling in Hood River, Oregon, using it as an example to describe the experiences of first-generation women immigrants in the United States.
From Far East to Old West Oral History Project, OH 436
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (24pp.: 28 cm.)
Tamura, Linda, "Linda Tamura Interview, September 26, 1998" (1998). From Far East to Old West Oral History Project. 10.