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Kuwahara Family Papers

Identifier: SPC-2018-040

This collection documents the Kuwahara family's time at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona during World War II. Materials include: newsletters from the schools and community in Poston's camp, photographs of the people incarcerated at the camp and the desert landscape, watercolor paintings of the camp facilities, and programs and booklets from the reunions of the Poston camp families. Some of the items in this collection have been digitized and available online.

Dates: 1943-2011

Manzanar Photo Album

Identifier: SPC-2019-024

This collection contains one album with photographs and newspaper clippings related to the Manzanar incarceration camp, Santa Fe Japanese Baseball team, and the Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Los Angeles. It also contains oversized photographs of Japanese interior design. Most of this collection is digitized and available online.

Dates: 1942-1945; undated

Masumoto and Saito Family Photos

Identifier: SPC-2020-028
Abstract The Masumoto and Saito Family Photos documents four generations of the Japanese American family in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Photographs depict the family’s businesses, trips, weddings, funeral, and others. Included are images of Jack Toshio Robert Masumoto’s trading company in San Francisco, Toraichi Okamoto’s produce store in Glendale, Southern California Sewing School in Little Tokyo, Japanese passenger ships, family outings such as trip to Golden Gate International...
Dates: 1920s-1950s

George Nakano Family Papers

Identifier: SPC-2017-014

This collection contains books, booklets, proposals, printed newspaper articles, ephemera, and digitzed scrapbooks related to George Nakano, former Assemblymember and Torrance City Council member. Subjects include the Jerome and Tule Lake incarceration camps, the Nakano family, and George Nakano's political career. This collection contains digitized materials.

Dates: 1942-2010

Nanka Fukushima Kenjinkai Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-046

This collection documents activties of Nanka Fukushima Kenjinkai. Materials include: photographs, books, booklets, news clippings, DVDs and CD recordings.

Dates: 1908-2014

George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

Identifier: SPC-2017-011

This collection contains photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George Naohara and Mitzi (Masukawa) Naohara, other materials depicting their experiences during World War II and the Korean War, the postwar camp reunion and pilgrimage, and the Gardena Buddhist Church activities in which George Naohara engaged after the war. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and available online.

Dates: 1902-2010; undated; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Majority of material found within 1950-1959

Natsumeda Family Granada Camp Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-014

This collection includes a Buddhist Sunday service program and a Granada incarceration camp directory. All of the materials in this collection are digitized and available online.

Dates: April 1944-1945

Ninomiya Studio Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-006
Abstract This collection contains negatives, prints, directories, programs, correspondence, business material, and studio ephemera from the Ninomiya Studio that was located in the Little Tokyo district of downtown Los Angeles, California. The negatives and prints document Japanese American communities in the aftermath of World War II. Some of the images in the collection include photograps of architecture in Los Angeles and Little Tokyo, Nisei Week parades, community and religious groups, family and...
Dates: 1919-1944, 1949-1993; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Dale Ann Sato Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-011
Abstract The Dale Ann Sato Collection documents the progression of research and preparation for four projects to which oral historian and educator Dale Ann Sato contributed. Initial research and interviews were recorded for community Nisei oral histories, which led to her contribution to the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program (CCLPEP). The findings of the initial research also led to the Japanese American Historical Mapping Project (JAHMP), which paved the way for an Arcadia...
Dates: 1800-2012; undated; Majority of material found within 1930-2008

Satoru Maeda Heart Mountain Photo Album

Identifier: SPC-2019-023

This collection contains one photograph album mostly depicting life at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp in Cody, Wyoming. The album contains photographs of facilities, events, jobs, and others in the camp as well as few photographs taken during the prewar and postwar periods. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: circa 1930-1945; Majority of material found within 1942 May-1943 September

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