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CSU Japanese American Digitization Project Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2014-008
Overview The central focus of the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project is the digitization and access to primary materials related to the history and progress of Japanese Americans in their communities. An enormous range of subjects and archival materials central to Japanese-American life before, during, and after World War II are in this digital collection including: letters, photographs, oral histories, camp publications, papers of camp administrators and counselors,...
Dates: 1915-1994

Tsugitada Kanamori Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-002
Overview 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.
Dates: 1948-1958

Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-013
Overview 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. This collection also has photographs most likely taken inside the Gila River Incarceration Center in Arizona,...
Dates: 1939-1943

Virginia B. Lowers Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-004
Overview This collection contains one box of three letters addressed to Virginia B. Lowers, a former high school teacher at University High School in Los Angeles, California. The letter from Masaru Teshiba contains information regarding his experiences as an incarceree mostly while at Tule Lake Segregation Center, the letter from Thomas A. Reeves details his combat experiences, and the letter from W.W. [Escherich] describes events during his trips to Maui, Tientsin China, and Okinawa.
Dates: 1945-1946

Jim Matsuoka Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress Records

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Identifier: SPC-2020-019
Overview This collection includes flyers, newspaper clippings, organizational documents, agendas, publications, books, and other materials related to the Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress (NCRR) organization, formally known as the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, and one of its founding members, Jim Matsuoka. It also includes material related to the Little Tokyo People’s Rights Organization (LTPRO), Japanese Americans, Japanese Latin Americans, Little Tokyo, and incarceration camps.
Dates: 1967-April 27, 2019

Natsumeda Family Granada Camp Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-014
Overview 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

Toshio Oku Photo Album

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Identifier: SPC-2020-012
Overview 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

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Identifier: SPC-2017-001
Overview 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

Sylvester (Owen M.) Tule Lake Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-012
Overview 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. Materials include: 32 black-and-white photographs.
Dates: 1942-1943

Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-036
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.
Dates: 1994-1995