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Title
Business
Creator
Wada, Tomoji: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
Tomoji Wada's handwritten notes regarding his businesses in the past. It records that he started his business enterprises on February 10, 1928 and now operates grocery and manufacture of bean and rice cakes.
1 page, 9.5 x 6 inches, handwritten
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.
wad_01
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
wad_01_20_003
csudh_wad_0160
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37326
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Identity and values--Issei
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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