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Hiroji Hosaka Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-034
Abstract The Hiroji Hosaka Family Letters is comprised of 30 letters and postcards, a copy of Hiroji Hosaka's FBI case file, photographs, and business cards. The letters are correspondence between him and his family members and friends mainly while he was imprisoned in the Santa Fe Internment Camp and the Heart Mountain incarceration camp during World War II. The family letters describe the pressing situations that the family faced such as closing his hotel business and selling their properties in a...
Dates: 1937 October-1962 October 29; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Ikemoto, (Henry) Collection

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

Kuwahara Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2018-040
Abstract

This collection documents the Kuwahara family's time at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona during World War II. Materials include: newsletters from the schools and community in Poston's camp, photographs of the people incarcerated at the camp and the desert landscape, watercolor paintings of the camp facilities, and programs and booklets from the reunions of the Poston camp families. Some of the items in this collection have been digitized and available online.

Dates: 1943-2011

George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2017-011
Abstract

This collection contains photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George Naohara and Mitzi (Masukawa) Naohara, other materials depicting their experiences during World War II and the Korean War, the postwar camp reunion and pilgrimage, and the Gardena Buddhist Church activities in which George Naohara engaged after the war. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and available online.

Dates: 1902-2010; undated; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Majority of material found within 1950-1959

Takano Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2017-004
Abstract This collection contains materials from members of the Takano and Meguro family in Los Angeles, California, including Issei immigrants, Itsuhei and Tomoye Takano and Kumaji and Tsuruno Meguro, and their Nisei children, Fumio Fred and Yoneko (Meguro) Takano, Yoshiko Ruth Meguro, and Leo Ryoichi Meguro. The papers covers from prewar through post-war, including the period of the forced evacuation and incarceration during World War II, U.S. military service in Europe druing the war and in Korea...
Dates: 1906-1991; undated

Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-036
Abstract

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

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