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Title
Wake
Date Created and/or Issued
1950-1951
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
A photograph of a U.S. soldier posing in an apple orchard and holding a gun. The caption reads: Wake. Translation of the Japanese annotation: He liked poker games although he was still young. Title from caption. Item from: George N. Naohara scrapbook: Korean War and before leaving Japan (csudh_nao_0600).
black and white, 4 x 4 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_04
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_04_051_003
csudh_nao_0692
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/35252
Subject
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military service
Identity and values--Nisei
Place
Korea
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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