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Collection of Japanese Language School Textbooks

Identifier: SPC-2022-003

This collection includes Japanese grade-school textbooks and textbooks from The Compton Japanese School. Also included is a Chinese penmanship table.

Dates: 1957-1963

Collection of Nisei Week Festival Programs

Identifier: SPC-2019-040

This collection contains programs from the Nisei Week Japanese Festival in Little Tokyo, California. Some items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: August 1949-2019

Jimmy Fukuhara Manzanar Camp Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-026

This collection contains one box of photographs, letters, flyers, postcards, booklets, newspaper clippings, newspapers, and notes related to Jimmy Fukuhara, the Fukuhara family, and the Manzanar incarceration camp.

Dates: 1978-2013

Hiroshi Fukuwa Manzanar Diary

Identifier: SPC-2019-034

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

Identifier: SPC-2012-001
Abstract 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

Identifier: SPC-2016-002

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. This collection has been digitized and is available online.

Dates: 1948-1958

Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-013
Abstract 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. The photographs are most likely taken inside the Gila River Incarceration Center in Arizona, including a...
Dates: 1939-1943

Virginia B. Lowers Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-004
Abstract 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. All of the...
Dates: 1945-1946

Masumoto and Saito Family Photos

Identifier: SPC-2020-028
Abstract The Masumoto and Saito Family Photos documents four generations of the Japanese American family in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Photographs depict the family’s businesses, trips, weddings, funeral, and others. Included are images of Jack Toshio Robert Masumoto’s trading company in San Francisco, Toraichi Okamoto’s produce store in Glendale, Southern California Sewing School in Little Tokyo, Japanese passenger ships, family outings such as trip to Golden Gate International...
Dates: 1920s-1950s

Hisashi Matsue Tanka Collection

Identifier: SPC-2023-005
Abstract This collection comprises tanka poems authored by Hisashi Matsue, who is a master of tanka poetry, an instructor for the California Tankakai in Los Angeles, California, which mainly consists of the Japanese and Japanese American poets in Los Angeles, and the editor for their periodical magazine. Included are a complete set of the California Tankakai’s magazine, "California Tanka," published quarterly (1979-2021) and semiannually (2022-present) since 1979, a set of special issues published...
Dates: 1979-2023

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