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Title
Reconstruction of Gardena Buddhist Church after the fire damage
Creator
Naohara, George, 1919-2014: filmmaker
Date Created and/or Issued
1981
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
Film footage of the ground breaking ceremony and reconstruction of the Gardena Buddhist Church after the fire damage.
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
moving image
Format
Motion pictures
00:19:48
video/mp4
Identifier
nao_06_04_001
csudh_nao_0775
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/38191
Subject
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Geographic communities--California
Place
Gardena, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;

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