Oral history interview with Robert and Roy Okada concerning their brother, writer John Okada, 1976 June 27  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Oral history interview with Robert and Roy Okada concerning their brother, writer John Okada
Dates
1976 June 27 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes (60 min. each)
Collection Number
3064 (Accession No. 3064-001)
Summary
Interview of Robert and Roy Okada about their brother John Okada during the 1976 Pacific Northwest Asian-American Writer's conference
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The interview is available on the Reading Room Virtual Vault in the Special Collections Reading Room during our open hours.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John Okada (1923-1971) was a second-generation Japanese-American novelist best known for his book "No-no boy".

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape recorded interview conducted by Frank Chin, Lawson Inada and Stephen Sumida on 27 Jun 1976.

During the 1976 Pacific Northwest Asian-American Writer's Conference, Robert and Roy Okada were interviewed about their brother John Okada.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Japanese American novelists
  • Novelists, American--20th century
  • Personal Names :
  • Okada, John
  • Okada, John--Family
  • Okada, John--Friends and associates
  • Okada, Robert--Interviews
  • Okada, Roy--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Pacific Northwest Asian-American Writers Conference (1976 :   Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Chin, Frank, 1940- (interviewer)
    • Inada, Lawson Fusao (interviewer)
    • Okada, Robert (interviewee)
    • Okada, Roy (interviewee)
    • Sumida, Stephen H (interviewer)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)