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Overview This collection includes letters, certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, high school yearbooks, oral history interviews, and other material related to the Akamine, Fuchita, and Yasumura families. Subjects in the collection include the Manzanar and Rowher incarceration camps, Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Buddhism, World War II, and other topics. Most of this collection is digitized and available online.
Dates: circa 1880-December 20, 1996
Overview This collection includes correspondence, media, publications, photographs, manuscripts, documents, and other materials related to Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga's life and work related to activism and social justice. Subjects in the collection include Redress and Reparations, the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Japanese American incarceration, and Aiko's personal life. Some material has been digitized and is available online.
Dates: circa 1900-December 1, 2018; Majority of material found within 1980-2018
Overview The Henry Ikemoto collection includes materials on the Japanese-American soldiers of the 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as Japanese-American evacuation and incarceration in camps during WWII. The materials are in the forms of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, booklets, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, photobooks, books, essays, and newsletters. Of special note are letters from American Red Cross volunteer Shirley Cobb to soldier Kune...
Overview This collection contains two photograph albums and material related to Hitoshi "Yoke" Kuromi and Corrine Nobuko Nishimura Kuromi. Subjects in the collection include the Kuromi family, the Gila River incarceration camp, and hot rods. All of this collection is digitized and some of the material is available online.
Dates: circa 1940-1960; 1970-1972
Overview The Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection features one transcribed oral history, one autobiography, and one possible rough draft edition of a book entitled, "Terminal Island: An Island in Time, Collection of Personal Histories of Former Islanders 1994-1995". All of the materials in this are available online.
Scope and Contents The Paul Junji Toshima Collection (1942-1953) contains 640 photographs and a painting belonging to Paul Junji Toshima. The bulk of the photographs were taken during the Korean War when Toshima served in a military intelligence unit. The images within the albums include photographs of Prisoners of War and the shelters they were held, secret military mission code-named Operation Little Switch, a variety of photographs of the truce talks and switching of Prisoners of War on both sides, an 8x10...