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Title
Bokoku homon kinen [= Memory of visiting home country]
Date Created and/or Issued
1943
1955
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library.
Description
An album titled as Bokoku homon kinen [= Memory of visiting home country] containing mainly photographs taken during Kamie Taenaka’s trip to Japan. Kamie Taenaka participates in the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party tour in 1955, which is arranged by Koyasan Los Angeles Branch and conducted by Nihon Kotsu Kosha, a Japanese tourist agency. She also visits her relatives for family reunification after the tour. The album contains group photographs of the tourists taken at tourist spots in Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto, Kamakura, Hamamatsu, Osaka, Nara, Shiga, and Wakayama. It also includes photographs of the Taenaka’s relatives in Japan taken during the trip. The album also contains photographs taken in California in other occasions: the stone grave of Tamesaburo and Tamie Taenaka located in Los Angeles; Tamesaburo Taenaka and his family taken in 1943; and Taenaka family at Sequoia National Park.
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.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
jia_08_02
ucsb_jia_0128
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/11965
Language
Japanese
Subject
Community activities--Travel
Japan--Post-World War II
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Family
Geographic communities--California
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Family reunification
Place
Japan
California
Source
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s

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