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Title
The Uchiyamas are back in California. nearly 50 strong, hard at work producing vegetables--food for the Nation. Sam Uchiyama, 40-year-old
Date Created and/or Issued
1945-07-05
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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Description
Full title:The Uchiyamas are back in California. nearly 50 strong, hard at work producing vegetables--food for the Nation. Sam Uchiyama, 40-year-old citizen, is the Director-General of the enterprise. Early in April, Sam decided his future and the welfare of Mrs. Uchiyama and their six children lay in their home county in California, and not in Poston Relocation Center. With the help of the San Jose WRA office, Sam leased on a share crop basis 40 acres of vegetable land on Sterling Road, Mountain View, and donned his working clothes. Sam found the various Government agencies cooperative and the banks ready to resume operations where they left off at evacuation time. His operation was financed by a large San Jose bank without difficulty. As soon as housing had been prepared, Sam sent for Haruko, his wife, and Leo, Buddy, Aiko, Uriko, and Emiko. Raymond, 15, the oldest, had been on the ranch driving tractor for his dad for several weeks. Katsuzo Uchiyama, older brother of Sam, soon joined the colony as did his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Kiyutaro Nishijima from Gila Center and his brother-in-law, Itaru Nakatsu, his wife and four children, Naomi, Herbert, James, and Kenneth, trailed along. Now Sam's younger brother, Shigeru, is arranging to bring Mrs. Uchiyama and their six children from Poston to join the colony. Shown here is Charles Uchiyama washing turnips for the San Francisco market. Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru Mountain View, California.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft2k40046f
WRA no. K-151
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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