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Title
Wada Tofu maker and grocery store on Terminal Island, California
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1938
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 is Wada Tofu maker and grocery store on Terminal Island, California. A print photograph is found in item: csudh_wad_0204. The caption in the accompanied file reads: Wada Tofu maker and grocery store, Terminal Island. 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.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
image file, JPG, 0.308 MB, 1000 x 1590 pixels
image/jpeg
Identifier
wad_03_07_012
csudh_wad_0418
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37445
Subject
Identity and values--Issei
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Industry and employment--Small business--Grocery stores
Place
Terminal Island, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

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