Oral history interview with Robert Hanamura, circa 1977
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Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 29 p.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Robert Hanamura conducted circa 1977, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.
Hanamura speaks of his youth as the son of Japanese immigrants; time spent in an internment camp during World War II; his education; and his career as an architect.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Hanamura, circa 1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Women's Committee. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Robert Hanamura is an architect from Detroit, Mich.
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001