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Letter from Shohachi Wada to Joe Wada, October 7, 1974
Wada, Shohachi, 1913-1977: author
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A letter from Shohachi Wada in Taiji-cho, Wakayama, Japan to Joe Wada. He informs Joe that Mary and Seiichi Honda brought Kan Wada's ashes and remains to his place on October 2 and details her funeral services held in Taiji-cho. Shohachi also informs Joe that Taiji-cho local office has not been notified of Kan Wada's death from Consulate General of Japan and Joe needs to report her death to the office in Los Angeles soon.
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.
3 pages, 9 x 7 inches, handwritten
Identity and values--Issei
Japan--Post-World War II
Community activities--Funerals
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Taiji-cho, Japan
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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