Interview by Robynn Takayama
Transcript created June 8, 2005
WHAT WAS YOUR MOTHER’S LIFE LIKE IN JAPAN AND WHY SHE WANTED TO BECOME A PICTURE BRIDE
:42 My mother Sugi Misukami was born in Kumamoto City. It was in the city at the time. It was a prefecture. Kumomoto prefecture and the county was…I forgot. And she was very happy working in a place where there were micro…
5 My mother Sugi Misukami was born in a little village in Kamikai in the province of Watakugun, Kumamoto prefecture. She was the last of three children and the only daughter of Yahichi Misukami and Tojo Misukami. :29 She was sent to the temple to learn sewing for three years and after that, she was employed at a silk worm company where the high school graduates were able to look through the microscope to look for disease in the worms.