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Title
Joe Wada at Tomoji Wada's store in Terminal Island, California
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1938
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
A photograph of Joe Wada in front of Tomoji Wada's store in Terminal Island, California. The reproduction photograph is found in item: csudh_wad_0198. The caption in the accompanied file reads: Joe Wada in front of store, 1930s. The item was digitized by the donor and the image file was donated.
image file, TIFF, 0.511 MB, 843 x 1199 pixels
Tomoji Wada was an interpreter, bookkeeper, operator of a grocery store, and manufacturer of tofu and mochi in Terminal Island, California prior to World War II. He established a tofu manufacturing plant in the Poston camp, 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 as well as born-analog objects (digitized materials) produced by the Gerth Archives and Special Collections; the physical carriers (physical materials) remain in the original donor's location.
image file ; wad_03
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
wad_03_07_013
csudh_wad_419
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37442
Subject
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Industry and employment--Small business--Grocery stores
Place
Terminal Island, 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/resources/310
Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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