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Title
Kimiye [Tanimoto and Masao Okine]
Date Created and/or Issued
[1946-06-01]
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
A photograph of Kimiye Tanimoto with Masao Okine. It is taken in Hiroshima, Japan when Masao is stationed in Japan as a Nisei soldier. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album" (csudh_oki_0300), page 36.
The Okine Collection contains materials collected by Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine who were Issei flower growers in Whittier, California. It includes correspondence, photographs, financial documents, and a photo album. A large portion of the collection consists of family correspondence with Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, including letters from their Nisei children, Masao and Makoto Okine, both soldiers overseas during World War II, to their Issei parents incarcerated in the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas. The correspondence also includes letters from their relatives and friends who are former incarcerees in the camps during the war and have “resettled” in Chicago, Illinois as well as letters from the Okines’ family members in Hiroshima, Japan during the Allied occupation of Japan. In addition, the collection includes a family photo album compiled by Dorothy Ai Aoki, a Nisei daughter to the Okines.
Type
image
Format
Photographs; Albums
black and white; handwritten
image/jpeg
Identifier
oki_08_036_008
csudh_oki_0388
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/13483
Subject
Family reunification
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Kibei
Identity and values--Nisei
Japan--Post-World War II
Military service--Postwar occupation of Japan
World War II--Military service--Military Intelligence Service
Place
Hiroshima, Japan
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

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