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The Asian Pacific Studies Collection

Identifier: SPC-1998-001

The focus of the Asian Pacific Studies Collection is Japanese American evacuation and internment during World War II. This includes photographs, posters, newspapers, class reports, syllabi, and other materials about Japanese-American life in Los Angeles before World War II, evacuation, internment, and life following release from the camps. Materials were collected by a professor of history at CSUDH.

Dates: 1920-1993

Del Amo Estate Company Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-001
Abstract This collection includes ledgers, business and financial papers, correspondence, photographs, maps, prints, newspaper clippings and other materials related to the incorporation, operations, and liquidation of the Del Amo Estate Company. There are also some personal papers of the company’s founder, Gregorio del Amo. The collection shows aspects of land use and development in Southern California, and is particularly interesting in detailing the construction and development of the Del Amo...
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found within 1926-1964

Ishibashi Family Collection

Identifier: SPC-2012-002

The collection documents personal and business records of Ishibashi family, one of the pioneer Japanese farmers on the coastline of Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. The Ishibashi’s is a three-generation produce farmer, started approximately in 1910 and closed in 2012.

Dates: 1910-2011

Rancho San Pedro Collection

Identifier: SPC-1970-002
Abstract This collection contains legal and business papers related to the Rancho San Pedro and to its owners, the Dominguez family. The Spanish crown gave the Southern California lands of the Rancho San Pedro to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784, and in 1858 the United States government granted a patent confirming Dominguez family ownership of the Rancho. A few items predate the 1858 patent, but the bulk of the collection is from 1900-1960. Some materials concern the Rancho San Pedro itself, including...
Dates: 1769-1972; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

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: 1832-2012

Emma Lena Smith Diaries

Identifier: SPC-2017-005
Abstract This collection comprises 23 diaries of Emma Lena Smith. These diaries reflect upon the daily life of a housewife from California's Central Valley, her small-town husband, other family members and neighbors as they go about their day-to-day life of work, church and community events. Emma posts daily information about the weather, her role of taking care of the house, which includes canning fruits and vegetables and Andrew's various jobs, such as farming his own land, working at the city...
Dates: April 1935-September 1953; October 1955-August 1967

Wada Family Photographs

Identifier: SPC-2020-016

The Wada family photographs features two negatives and ten pre-World War II images of mainly the Wada family as well as some images of members from the Ushijima family. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: circa 1925-1940

Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka Photographs

Identifier: SPC-2020-010

The Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka photographs collection (1916-1990, bulk 1937-1941) includes digital reproductions of family photographs primarily documenting the life of Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka in the years before, during, and after World War II. The collection also includes digital reproductions of a short essay written by Hatsuko Mary Yoshioka Higuchi, redress papers, and a handout from a sewing class at Poston Incarceration Camp. All materials in this collection are digital reproductions.

Dates: 1916-1990; Majority of material found within 1937-1941

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