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Float in the Rose Parade
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photographed is a float in the 1938 Tournament of Roses Parade.
black and white, 3 x 3.5 inches
The Takano Family Papers contains materials from members of the Takano Family in Los Angeles, California, including Issei immigrants, Itsuhei and Tomoyo Takano and Kumaji and Tsuruno Meguro, and their Nisei children, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano. The papers covers from prewar through post-war, including the period of the forced evacuation and incarceration during the war and the redress movement in 1980s. The papers consists of correspondence, photographs, camp newspapers, yearbooks and other documents. Noted are photographs depicting the Japanese American community in Colorado in 1930s, including photos of Japanese Young People’s Christian members and schoolchildren and staff of a Japanese school and public schools. There are also documents regarding a real property in Los Angeles, California, which Fumio Fred Takano purchased in 1938, and his legal documents and letters present his efforts to protect the property during the war with the support of his non-Japanese American friend. Included are also letters depicting his struggles to be granted the indefinite leave permit from the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona, as a consequence of his answers to “loyalty questions, no. 27 and 28.” In addition, the Issei parents’ letters describe their experiences, detailing the trip from the Pomona Assembly Center to the Heart Mountain incarceration camp in Wyoming, camp life and living conditions, and returning to California after the war.
Community activities--Recreational activities
Pasadena, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Takano Family Papers

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