Hisako Hoshino

Hisako Hoshino


Title Proper Hisako Hoshino
Date(s) 1972-04-29
General material designation
This file contains a textual record and 2 sound recordings.
Scope and content
This file contains three items regarding an interview with Hisako Hoshino. Hoshino was the wife of a successful drug store owner on Powell Street until the dispossession and incarceration. Interview conducted by Maya Koizumi (in Japanese). The file contains interview documentation and audio recording.
Name of creator
Reynoldston Research and Studies collected this archive of interviews.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.



Hisako Hoshino
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