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Title
George Naohara and Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
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
Photographed are George Nobuo Naohara and Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara standing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps in Rupert, Idaho. The caption reads: George, Keny. [In Japanese]. The same image is found in item: csudh_nao_0020. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 10.
The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George and Mitzi Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa family. Contained are photographs, correspondence, documents, and memorabilia depicting their experiences during World War II. George Nobuo Naohara is a Kibei Nisei, and his experiences include his farm labor in Idaho and Utah, incarceration in the Manzanar, Jerome, and Tule Lake camps, and the U.S. Army language school training and Korean War. He also engaged in Buddhist activities for his whole life and there are moving images depicting Gardena Buddhist Church activities after the war. Mitzi Masukawa Naohara was a preschool teacher at the Poston camp, Arizona, and also a member of a young Nisei women's club, "Sigma Debs.” Her collected materials depict her life as a teacher and social events in the Poston camp during the war.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 2.5 x 3.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_01_10_003
csudh_nao_0032
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/15764
Language
Japanese
Subject
Identity and values--Kibei
World War II--Leaving camp--Work leave
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
Geographic communities--Idaho
Place
Rupert, Idaho
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8jm2hrh/
George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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