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Akamine and Fuchita Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2018-045
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

The Asian Pacific Studies Collection

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Identifier: SPC-1998-001
Overview 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

Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2018-058
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

Mike Hiranuma Family Photographs

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Identifier: SPC-2018-057
Overview This collection contains photographs of the Hiranuma family and others at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Images in the collection include barracks, incarcerees, and life at the camp. All of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.
Dates: 1942-1945

Ikemoto, (Henry) Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2014-006
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...
Dates: 1942-2013

Japanese American History Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2019-035
Overview This collection contains books, pamphlets, flyers, photographs, booklets, correspondence, periodicals, and oversized material related to Japanese Americans. Subjects in the collection include incarceration camps, Southbay local history, World War II propaganda, Japanese American families, incarceration camp pilgrimages, and other topics.
Dates: circa 1900-2014

Ted Kihara Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-003
Overview 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
Overview 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

George Nakano Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2017-014
Overview 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

Ninomiya Studio Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-006
Overview This collection contains negatives, prints, directories, and correspondence from the Ninomiya Studio 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: images of architecture in Los Angeles and Little Tokyo, Nisei Week parades, community and religious groups, family and individual portraits, and photographs taken at weddings and...
Dates: 1919-1944, 1949-1999; Majority of material found within 1950-1974