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Title
Mitzi Masukawa Naohara
Date Created and/or Issued
1950-1959
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City. A photo from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21.
black and white, 3 x 2.5 inches
The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa family. Contained are photographs, correspondence, and documents depicting their experiences during World War II. George N. Naohara is a Kibei Nisei, and his experiences include his farm labor in Idaho and Utah, incarceration in the Manzanar, Jerome, and Tule Lake camps, and the U.S. Army language school training and Korean War. He also engaged in Buddhist activities for his whole life and there are moving images depicting Gardena Buddhist Church activities after the war. Mitzi Masukawa Naohara was a preschool teacher at the Poston camp, Arizona, and also a member of a young Nisei women's club, "Sigma Debs.” Her collected materials depict her life as a teacher and social events in the Poston camp during the war. Noted are the documents and correspondence to George N. Naohara issued by War Relocation Authority and Selective Service System during the war, including their responses to his answers for the "loyalty questionnaire."
nao_02
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_02_21_005
csudh_nao_0364
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/15906
Language
English
Subject
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Place
Los Angeles, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://csudharchives.libraryhost.com/repositories/6
George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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