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Tomoji Wada after returning from incarceration
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1946
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
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.
A photograph of Tomoji Wada with a gardening truck. Taken after the war. The caption in the accompanied file reads: Tomoji post-war-became gardener, studied plants diligently. The item was digitized by the donor and the image file was donated.
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.
image file, TIFF, 0.37 MB, 1046 x 738 pixels
Industry and employment--Gardening
Identity and values--Issei
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
World War II--Leaving camp--Returning home
Los Angeles, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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