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Nisei Veterans Memorial Center Oral History Collection
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The original collection received in 2016 contained 3 VHS tapes, 44 Micro Audio Cassettes, and 117 Audio Casettes that were converted to three .mp4 video and 161 .mp3 audio files for access copies in the Digital Repository. Currently there are 164 oral history interviews with 65 veterans and Japanese Americans that lived on Maui during WWII.
Originally formed in 1981, the Maui Sons and Daughters of the 442nd sought to "perpetuate the memory and accomplishments of the Japanese Amercian soldiers of World War II." The group of volunteers worked with local historian Dawn Duensing to collect oral histories of WWII veterans and Japanese Americans who lived on Maui during the war years.
164 Files
All requests for permission to publish or quote from oral histories must be submitted in writing to the USC Digital Repository at uscdr@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Digital Repository as the owner of the digital items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection consists of digital files preserved in the USC Digital Repository. The files are not publicly accessible online. Researchers wishing to request access should email uscdr@usc.edu