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Title
Block 42 picnic ground
Creator
Takemoto, Hiroshi: compiler
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-1944
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to California State University, Sacramento, University Library, Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Further information available online: www.lib.csus.edu/scua
Description
Photograph of Hiroshi Takemoto and six other people standing behind a sign. "Block 42 Picnic Ground." Other people sitting on blankets are in the background. From Hiroshi Takemoto Photograph Album (sac_take_0001), page 19.
Gosaburo Takemoto was proprietor of a drug store in Sacramento's Japantown. His son, Hiroshi, was born in 1914. Hiroshi Takemoto graduated from the University of California School of Pharmacy in 1940. He married Tsugie Dairiki and worked in his father's store. During the WWII incarceration period, the Takemoto's were incarcerated at Tule Lake, California and Jerome, Arkansas. After the war, Hiroshi "Doc" and Tsugie "Rose" opened Main Drug Store in Loomis, California.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 2.5 x 3.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
sac_take_0096
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/58138
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities
Community activities--Recreational activities--Picnics
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Place
Denson, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Source
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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