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Title
Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara and George N. Naohara crushing coals at a hospital
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1943
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Photographed are Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara and George Nobuo Naohara who are in charge of crushing coals for cooking. It was probably taken while George N. Naohara was working at Axel Johnson Ranch in Utah. The caption on the photo reads: What shall we cook for tonight? Keny and George Naohara in charge of coal cutting. [In Japanese]. The handwritten note on the backside reads: Side view your hospital. A photo from "George N. Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 18.
black and white, 2.5 x 3.5 inches
The Naohara Family Papers consist of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara 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 U.S. Army language school training and the Korean 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 notices responding to George N. Naohara’s answers to the "loyalty questionnaire." The documents in Box 5 originally belonged to Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
nao_01
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_01_18_004
csudh_nao_0073
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/35339
Language
Japanese
Subject
Identity and values--Kibei
World War II--Leaving camp--Work leave
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
Geographic communities--Utah
Place
Utah
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Naohara Family Papers

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