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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

Fred Bradford Manzanar Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2019-022
Overview This collection contains booklets, agendas, maps, travel guides, flyers, and other materials related to Fred Bradford and the Manzanar Committee. Subjects include the Manzanar incarceration camp and the Manzanar Committee.
Dates: 1977-2014

Henry Fukuhara Paint Out Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2011-002
Overview The focus of the Henry Fukuhara Collection is the art, life, and work of watercolor artist Henry Fukuhara. It includes photographs and notes from various workshops called "paint-outs," held at former Japanese American concentration camps. The collection also includes photographs from exhibits, hand painted correspondence, flyers, gallery information, books, magazines, news clippings, and DVD's.
Dates: 1992-2011

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

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

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

Tsuyoshi Roy Nakai Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2019-021
Overview This collection includes reports, agendas, meeting minutes, student guides, books, and a panoramic photograph related to the Manzanar Incarceration Camp, the Nakai family, and the Treasure Chest Program in Orange County. The collection mostly contains material from the Treasure Chest Program in Orange County, a multicultural educational program by the Multicultural Arts Council of Orange County. Other material in the collection, such as the reports and books, relate to the Nakai family and the...
Dates: circa 1942-2010; Majority of material found within 1990-1994

George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2017-011
Overview This collection contains photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George Naohara and Mitzi (Masukawa) Naohara as well as other materials depicting their experiences during World War II and the Korean War. There are also materials regarding 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: 1902-2000; undated; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Majority of material found within 1950-1959