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Jim Matsuoka Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress Records

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Identifier: SPC-2020-019
Overview This collection includes flyers, newspaper clippings, organizational documents, agendas, publications, books, and other materials related to the Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress (NCRR) organization, formally known as the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, and one of its founding members, Jim Matsuoka. It also includes material related to the Little Tokyo People’s Rights Organization (LTPRO), Japanese Americans, Japanese Latin Americans, Little Tokyo, and incarceration camps.
Dates: 1967-April 27, 2019

Natsumeda Family Granada Camp Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-014
Overview This collection includes a Buddhist Sunday service program and a Granada incarceration camp directory. All of the materials in this collection are digitized and available online.
Dates: April 1944-1945

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

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

Kiyoshi Uyekawa Tule Lake camp collection

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Identifier: SPC -2019-030
Overview The collection comprises of Tule Lake newsletters and bulletins, materials issued by the Pro-Japanese group, Sokoku Hoshidan (or Hoshi Dan), WRA publications, and incarceration documents that mostly belonged to Kiyoshi and Mitsuye Uyekawa. There are also his manuscripts of original fictional works, copies of fictional works by Japanese authors, and correspondence, bulletins, and manuscripts by the haiku society members. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available...
Dates: 1942-1980 ; Majority of material found within 1942-1946

Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2019-029
Overview This collection contains materials regarding Tomoji Wada’s business on Terminal Island, California, immigration materials, and incarceration camp records pertaining to Tomoji Wada and his family. Included are taxes, receipts of expenses, and ledgers, receipts for his donations to Japanese American organizations, photographs, journals, notebooks, books, a metal seal stamp for Terminal Island Credit Union, immigration documents of Tomoji and Kan Wada, WRA documents, and wood carving tools and...
Dates: 1903-2016; undated

Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka Photographs

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Identifier: SPC-2020-010
Overview The Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka photographs collection (1916-1990, bulk 1937-1941) includes digital reproductions of family photographs primarily documenting the life of Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka in the years before, during, and after World War II. The collection also includes digital reproductions of a short essay written by Hatsuko Mary Yoshioka Higuchi, redress papers, and a handout from a sewing class at Poston Incarceration Camp. All materials in this collection are digital reproductions.
Dates: 1916-1990; Majority of material found within 1937-1941