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African American Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2021-003
Overview This collection contains 15 photograph albums, as well as single and loose photographs featuring images of African Americans. Images depict families; children; soldiers; and infants in a variety of settings and participating in many activities such as parties and events; holidays such as Christmas and Easter; inside and in front of homes; in front of cars; birthdays; churches; parks; vacations; and others. Also included in this collection are school, graduation, and military portraits; and some...
Dates: circa 1920s-1990s

African American Servicemen Scrapbook

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Identifier: SPC-2019-004
Overview This scrapbook contains mostly black-and-white photographs featuring images of African American servicemen of the 4th Armored Division in Germany participating in various recreational activities, as well as images taken during military training.
Dates: 1963

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

Mike J. Chavez World War Two Letters

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Identifier: SPC-2018-043
Overview This collection contains letters that were mostly sent by D-Day veteran, Mike J Chavez to his wife Stella Chavez during his tour in World War II. Also included in this collection are letters from Percy Chavez to Mrs. Mike Joe Chavez; a draft of a eulogy for Mike Chavez written by one of his children; a copy of a program for the "Jubilee of Liberty, Normany Beach 1944" award ceremony; one copy of "Stars and Stripes" Vol. 5, No. 195; and empty War Department envelopes.
Dates: 1944-2001; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Vincent "Frank" Chavez Photograph Album

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Identifier: SPC-2020-006
Overview The Vincent "Frank" Chavez Photograph Album includes photographs documenting Chavez' military service, Mexican-American family life in California from the late 1940s through the 1980s, and clippings and ephemera relating to life as a Vietnam Veteran.
Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

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

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 Jaunts Collection

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Identifier: SPC-1900-012
Overview This collection includes Japanese Jaunts newsletters published for American Servicemen in Japan. It includes information on listed tours for Americans, events in town and around Japan, and movies on base.
Dates: 1953-1954; undated

Kuromi Photo Album Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2017-012
Overview This collection contains two photograph albums and material related to Hitoshi "Yoke" Kuromi and Corrine Nobuko Nishimura Kuromi. Subjects in the collection include the Kuromi family, the Gila River incarceration camp, and hot rods. All of this collection is digitized and some of the material is available online.
Dates: circa 1940-1960; 1970-1972

Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-036
Overview 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