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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

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

Toshio Oku Photo Album

Identifier: SPC-2020-012

The Toshio Oku photo album comprises of a collection of photographs that primarily documents the life of Toshio Oku while he, his father, Naojiro Henry, mother, Misao, and sister, Hideko Louise, were incarcerated at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp in Newell, California during World War II. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: 1942-1946

James H. Osborne Nisei Collection

Identifier: SPC-2017-001
Abstract The James H. Osborne Nisei Collection contains mostly correspondence between Emiko and Usami Terada, incarcerees in the Rohwer incarceration camp, McGehee Arkansas, and the Thomas family in Lawndale, California and some photographs of the Teradas and the Thomases. The letters describe the trip from the Santa Anita temporary detention faciility to the Rohwer incarceration camp, their lives and conditions in the camp, and their concerns about their properties in Lawndale, California. Also...
Dates: 1941-1971, undated

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

Sylvester (Owen M.) Tule Lake Photograph Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-012

This collection contains one box of photographic images taken by Captain Owen M. Sylvester while at Tule Lake Segregation Center during a military occupation as a member of the 772 Military Police Battalion in 1943. This collection is digitized and available online.

Dates: 1942-1943

Takahashi Family Papers

Identifier: SPC-2020-013
Abstract The Takahashi Family Papers comprise of photographs from a family photo album, correspondence between the immediate Takahashi family, correspondence between Florence Griffen and her mother-in-law, Lois Griffen, transcripts of the correspondence, Yae Takahashi's original artwork, Dorothy Treakle's school report cards, Florence's short autobiography, newspaper clippings, church and Peace Corps papers, Poston incarceration camp Christmas cards, and more. All of this collection has been...
Dates: 1942-2013; Majority of material found within 1942-1969

Terminal Island/Port of Los Angeles Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-042

This collection contains of over 400 black-and-white negatives and photographic prints of Terminal Island, Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, Port Hueneme, and Catalina Island, taken between 1938 and 1947. Photographs include businesses, residences, airports, warehouses, coastlines, railroads, and neighborhoods. The collection has been digitized and most of the material is available online.

Dates: 1938-December 1947

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