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A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are seven photographs of a family picnic, including Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko Taenaka. The photographs are taken between 1923 and 1924 in Los Angeles, California. black and white Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s, boxes 7-12: The collection contains photographs and albums of the Japanese in the United States, mainly Washington, California, Colorado, and Utah. The photographs include family portraits and snapshots capturing their community activities and local events, such as picnic, wedding, funeral, local associations’ activities, etc, mostly taken in the early 1900s. Also includes sets of photographs and albums compiled by the Taenaka family, a Japanese family settled in Los Angeles, California. The Taenaka family photographs depict their lives as Japanese immigrants, Nisei children, and Kibei soldier participating in the war as well as their Japanese family relationship in pre-war and post-war Japan.