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T. E. Wada's Interpreter Office: deduction of income tax return year of 1918
Wada, Tomoji, 1882-1974: author
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A list of Tomoji Wada's business expenses for deduction of income tax return year of 1918. He operated an interpreter office. The deduction includes: Expenses of the office, contribution, subscription and membership fees, salaries of his employees, and taxes on his properties in Canada. His income includes wages from White Star Canning Co., Taijijin Association, U.S. Liberty Bond's interest, and Army questioner works.
Tomoji Wada was an interpreter, bookkeeper, operator of a grocery store, and manufacturer of tofu and mochi on Terminal Island, California prior to World War II. He established a tofu manufacturing plant at the Poston camp in Arizona during the war, and became a gardener after returning from the incarceration camp to Los Angeles, California. The collection consists of receipts, ledgers, taxes, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, journals, guidebooks, immigration materials, and incarceration camp records pertaining to Tomoji Wada and his family. Materials include born-digital objects created and transferred from the donor.
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
Identity and values--Issei
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Industry and employment--Small business
Industry and employment--Fishing and canneries
Terminal Island, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

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