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Work sheet for individual income tax return for net incomes of not more than $5,000 for calendar year 1920, Form 1040A
Wada, Tomoji, 1882-1974: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Form 1040A for an annual income tax return filed by "T. E. Wada," that is, Tomoji Wada. He worked for White Star Canning Co. as an interpreter and also operated his own interpreter office.
Tomoji Wada was an interpreter, bookkeeper, operator of a grocery store, and manufacturer of tofu and mochi on Terminal Island, California prior to World War II. He established a tofu manufacturing plant at the Poston camp in Arizona during the war, and became a gardener after returning from the incarceration camp to Los Angeles, California. The collection consists of receipts, ledgers, taxes, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, journals, guidebooks, immigration materials, and incarceration camp records pertaining to Tomoji Wada and his family. Materials include born-digital objects created and transferred from the donor.
Financial documents
4 pages (1 folded sheet), 10.5 x 8 inches
Identity and values--Issei
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Industry and employment--Fishing and canneries
Industry and employment--Small business
Terminal Island, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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