January 6, 2011

To start off 2011, Densho presents a clip from a visual history interview with Gladys Koshio Konishi, who grew up in Fort Lupton, Colorado, where her family ran a produce farm. When she was growing up, her mother would brew homemade sake in a still in the basement to share with family and friends. In this clip, Gladys recalls her family’s New Year’s holiday tradition, in which sake played an important part.

View the Archive Spotlight interview excerpt