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Yeiichi Kelly Kuwayama, Bill Lann Lee, and Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of Yeiichi Kelly Kuwayama, Bill Lann Lee, and Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga at the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History. Back of photo reads: January 15, 1988 Smithsonian Inst. [Institute] Nat'l [National] Museum of American History, President's Reception Room. Occasion: Reception following ceremony awarding Fred Korematsu the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Pictured: Yeiichi Kelly Kuwayama (Board Memeber, Civil Liberties Public Education Fund), Bill Lann Lee (asst atty [Assistant Attorney] General for Civil Rights, Dept. of Justice) and Aiko Herzig. Picture rec'd [received] Jan. 22, 1999 from George Wakiji.
Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers includes photographs and a letter related to Aiko's life, family, and work. Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga was an activist for the Japanese American Redress movement whose research conducted for the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) provided key evidence that led to redress. She later co-edited the transcription and publication of the CWRIC hearings, along with other related projects. This collection mostly includes photographs from her early life primarily focused on the years 1930-1950. Subjects in the photographs include the Jerome and Rower incarceration camps, post- World War II Japan, Japanese American soldiers, and Japanese American families.
Activism and involvement--Civil liberties
Geographic communities--Washington, D.C
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays
Identity and values--Men
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Women
Washington, D.C.
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers

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