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Hiroshi Fukuwa Manzanar Diary

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Identifier: SPC-2019-034
Overview This collection consists of a diary written by Hiroshi Fukuwa, Kibei Nisei of Los Angeles, California, along with newsletters, clippings, and handwritten notes created/collected in the incarceration camps during World War II. The diary details his incarceration experiences in the Manzanar camp in California, the Gila River camp in Arizona, and the Tule Lake camp in California. All materials in this collection are born-analog objects (digital reproductions).
Dates: 1942-1945

Warren Furutani Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2012-001
Overview The Warren Furutani Collection documents the breadth and duration of Warren Furutani’s four year service as a member of the California State Assembly for the 55th District. Furutani was elected to the California State Assembly on a special primary Election in 2007, replacing fellow Democrat Laura Richardson. He served the 55th District from February 7, 2008 until November 30, 2012. He was the last representative of the 55th district to represent the South Bay, Gardena, Carson, Lakewood, and...
Dates: 2008-2012

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

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

Nanka Fukushima Kenjinkai Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2018-046
Overview This collection documents activties of Nanka Fukushima Kenjinkai. Materials include: photographs, books, booklets, news clippings, DVDs and CD recordings.
Dates: 1908-2014

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

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