- 1972-04-21 [date recorded]
CALL NUMBER: T0062:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): A. Takeo Arakawa : a Japanese-Canadian businessman PERIOD COVERED: 1922-1949 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1972-04-21 SUMMARY: A. Takeo Arakawa was appointed to work in the Vancouver branch of the Tamura Shokai in 1926. He was a landed immigrant. He worked in the bank and trade department of the same firm until 1933. He got married and started his own business, a grocery store. He worked in a fruit packaging plant in Winfield during the Second World War. He is now President of the Trans-Pacific Trading Company.
CALL NUMBER: T0062:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): A. Takeo Arakawa describes his life during World War II PERIOD COVERED: 1941-1972 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1972-04-21 SUMMARY: A. Takeo Arakawa describes his first opportunity to vote as a Canadian citizen. He also discusses his life during World War II and the evacuation.