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Japanese American Community in Indiana, 2003-2005


Interviewee
Carter, Tae September 19, 2004  

Call Number
05-009

Physical Description

21 pages; 1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 75 minutes; not indexed; interview questionnaire

Interviewer
Conner, Nancy

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Tae Carter, born in 1929, recalls growing up in Sendai, Japan, and her educational background. There she met her first husband, who was a member of the American military, and moved to Indiana when he left Japan. She recounts her involvement in the Japanese American Citizens League and that group's role in promoting a sense of community among people of Japanese descent in Indianapolis. Finally, she discusses her trips back to Japan and the importance of traditional Japanese customs in her everyday life.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Japanese American Citizens League
    • RCA
    • Place Names
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Sendai, Japan
    • Subjects
    • community organizations
    • English language
    • Japanese community
    • Japanese war brides
    • military wives
    • naturalization