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Japanese American Community in Indiana, 2003-2005


Interviewee
Ingraham, Larry January 27, 2005  

Call Number
05-010

Physical Description

17 pages; 1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 90 minutes; not indexed; interview questionnaire

Interviewer
Conner, Nancy

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Larry Ingraham begins by recalling his experiences as a serviceman during the war in Vietnam, when he was stationed in Taiwan and northern Japan. He describes this period of his life as the source of his interest in Asian culture, which culminated in his education at the University of Michigan. From there, Ingraham describes his role as a liaison between the state of Indiana and Japanese businesses, especially foreign autmotove companies. He specifically discusses his work with groups like the Japan America Society and Indiana Japanese Chamber on fostering international business relationships.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Indiana Japanese Chamber
    • Japan America Society
    • Sony Corporation
    • Subaru-Isuzu Automotive
    • Toyota Motor Company
    • United States Air Force
    • University of Michigan
    • Place Names
    • Akita, Japan
    • Georgetown, Kentucky
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Lafayette, Indiana
    • Princeton, Indiana
    • Taichung, Taiwan
    • Subjects
    • automotive industry
    • English language instruction
    • international business
    • military draft
    • Vietnam War