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Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

The Gripsholm Exchanges (Manuscript). Memoir by Atushi Archi Miyamoto

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2004-004
Abstract

This collection consists of a manuscript/memoir written by Atushi Archi Miyamoto about the Gripsholm Exchanges, or the exchanges of civilians and Prisoners of War, between the United States and Japan during World War II.

Dates: 2007; 2012

Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-058
Abstract

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

Horita Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2021-026
Abstract

The Horita Family Papers (1940-2010, undated) collection contains 2.6 linear feet of documents from the Horita family, a Japanese American family from the Los Angeles area. The collection focuses on married couple Chitoshi “Harry” Horita (1896-1990) and Marue Nakashima Horita (1901-1982) and their extended family and includes records of the family’s incarceration at the Poston (Colorado River) incarceration camp, research into the family’s history, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: 1940-2010, undated

Japanese Jaunts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1900-012
Abstract

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: July 8, 1953 - June 17, 1954; undated

Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album Collection

 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

Kokusai Shashin Joho (the International Graphic)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1900-014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twelve issues of Kokusai Shashin Joho – “The International Graphic” Magazine from 1927-1931. Kokusai Shashin Joho, first published in 1922, documents current event photography in Japan and around the world. Each issue consists of photography, art prints, and larger fold-out prints. Included in one of the issues is the “Enthronement Pictorial Special Number” documenting Emperor Hirohito’s ascension...
Dates: 1927-1931

Mendel Krim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2022-019
Abstract

The Mendel Krim Collection contains the photographs and papers of Mendel Krim, M.D., who served as a United States Army doctor in Korea and Japan from 1947-1949. Papers include letters, certificates, and records of Krim’s military service, while the extensive collection of photographs capture Krim’s experiences abroad.

Dates: 1944-1953, undated

Vivian Price Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2008-004
Abstract This collection documents the academic and professional life of Dr. Vivian Price, a political scientist, videographer, and union electrician, who has played an active role in the labor and non-traditional women’s occupation movement in Los Angeles, California. Materials include: legal and business papers, labor union records, professional organization and conference materials, correspondence, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, ephemera, lectures, miscellaneous academic papers,...
Dates: 1970-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1997

Wada Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-016
Abstract

The Wada family photographs features two negatives and ten pre-World War II images of mainly the Wada family as well as some images of members from the Ushijima family. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: circa 1925-1940