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A list of personal property in Bakersfield, California, which Tomoji Wada lost due to the mass removal. The total is: $356.00. 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.
Memorandum 1 page, 13 x 8.5 inches, typescript application/pdf
World War II--Economic losses World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island Identity and values--Issei Industry and employment--Small business--Grocery stores
Terminal Island, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections