The collection consists of reel-to-reel and cassette tape recordings of oral histories. Digitization of the tapes is an ongoing
project, with recordings being added to the Center's Internet Archive page on a regular basis. Oral histories are listed here
alphabetically by last name; some recordings include more than one person or groups of people.
The Issei Oral History Project was conducted under the authority of the Board of Governors of the Issei Oral History Project
Inc. and the Rev. Heihachiro Takarabe between 1969 and 1979. The recordings consist of personal interviews of Issei (first
generation) Japanese immigrants who lived in Sacramento and other areas of Northern California. Interviews are in Japanese.
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All requests to publish or quote from private collections held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted
in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of CSH as the owner of the physical
items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the patron.
No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.
Collection is open for research use.