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Irene and John Burns Family Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2022-002
Abstract This collection contains material belonging to the Burns family who are based in Southern California. A majority of the collection contains letters that were written from 1943-1946 by John J. Burns and sent to Irene Burns while John was serving in the United States Marine Corps. Also included are material related to John and Irene's wedding such as RSVPs and greeting cards; as well as family photograph albums, Woodrow Wilson High School yearbooks (1940, 1942), and a personal diary belonging...
Dates: 1890s- 1960s, 1987, 1989, 1997, 2007, 2015, 2020-2021; undated; Majority of material found within 1940s-1960s

The Gripsholm Exchanges (Manuscript). Memoir by Atushi Archi Miyamoto

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Identifier: SPC-2004-004
Abstract

This collection consists of a manuscript/memoir written by Atushi Archi Miyamoto about the Gripsholm Exchanges, or the exchanges of civilians and Prisoners of War, between the United States and Japan during World War II.

Dates: 2007; 2012

Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2018-058
Abstract

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

Horita Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2021-026
Abstract

The Horita Family Papers (1940-2010, undated) collection contains 2.6 linear feet of documents from the Horita family, a Japanese American family from the Los Angeles area. The collection focuses on married couple Chitoshi “Harry” Horita (1896-1990) and Marue Nakashima Horita (1901-1982) and their extended family and includes records of the family’s incarceration at the Poston (Colorado River) incarceration camp, research into the family’s history, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: 1940-2010, undated

Japanese Jaunts Collection

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Identifier: SPC-1900-012
Abstract

This collection includes Japanese Jaunts newsletters published for American Servicemen in Japan. It includes information on listed tours for Americans, events in town and around Japan, and movies on base.

Dates: July 8, 1953 - June 17, 1954; undated

Tsugitada Kanamori Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-002
Abstract

This collection contains one box of documents belonging to Tsugitada Kanamori. Materials in this collection mostly pertain to Kanamori’s efforts regarding cancelling his renunciation and reinstating his American citizenship. This collection has been digitized and is available online.

Dates: 1948-1958

Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-013
Abstract This collection contains one album of mostly photographs compiled by Tazu Kawamoto that document various people, events, and activities throughout 1939-1943. Materials in this collection include: photographs, flyers, invitations, and business cards relating to Tazu Kawamoto’s personal life, with a focus on events during the World’s Fair on San Francisco’s Treasure Island in 1939. The photographs are most likely taken inside the Gila River Incarceration Center in Arizona, including a...
Dates: 1939-1943

Ted Kihara Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-003
Abstract

This collection contains one box of photographic images taken by Ted Kahara, a World War II Japanese-American Infantryman and Intelligence Officer. Materials include: 35 mm slides and negatives, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1964

Kobata Family Photographs

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Identifier: SPC-2021-004
Abstract

This collection includes digitized photographs and a commemorative photo album related to the Kobata family. Images in the collection include the Kobata Nursery in Los Angeles, plants at the nursery, tour photographs of Japan, and portraits of the Kobata family. All of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: 1902-1967; Majority of material found within 1910-1925

Kokusai Shashin Joho (the International Graphic)

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Identifier: SPC-1900-014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twelve issues of Kokusai Shashin Joho – “The International Graphic” Magazine from 1927-1931. Kokusai Shashin Joho, first published in 1922, documents current event photography in Japan and around the world. Each issue consists of photography, art prints, and larger fold-out prints. Included in one of the issues is the “Enthronement Pictorial Special Number” documenting Emperor Hirohito’s ascension...
Dates: 1927-1931

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