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Japanese American Community in Indiana, 2003-2005

Jacobs, Chieko May 3, 2004  

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15 pages; 1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 48 minutes; not indexed; interview questionnaire

Conner, Nancy

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Scope and Content Note

Chieko Jacobs, born in 1929, discusses growing up in Japan before meeting her American husband through the military. In her discussion about coming to America, Jacobs focuses on the difficulties of the language barrier and of being a military wife. She talks about her employment history in Indianapolis, Indiana, at length. Finally she talks about her participation in Minyo dance groups through the local Japanese American Citizens League.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Japanese American Citizens League
    • Naval Avionics Center
    • RCA
    • Western Electric Company
    • Place Names
    • Chicago, Illinois
    • Fort Benjamin Harrison
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Kobe, Japan
    • Seattle, Washington
    • Subjects
    • Japanese food
    • Japanese language
    • Japanese war brides
    • language barrier
    • military wives
    • Minyo
    • naturalization