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Title
Photograph of wood carving tools
Creator
Wada, Tomoji
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1945
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 set of wood carving tools that Tomoji Wada made and used during his incarceration in the Poston camp, Arizona. The items were photographed by the donor and the image file was donated.
image file, TIFF, 25.1 MB, 3840 x 5760 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_02
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
wad_02_27_002
csudh_wad_0394
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37378
Subject
Identity and values--Issei
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Place
Parker, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
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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