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Title
Children celebrating World Friendship Day, Shiimori family album
Date Created and/or Issued
1939-05
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 female Caucasian children dressed up to celebrate the World Friendship Day. The caption reads: Children celebrating World Friendship Day, May 1939. (Shiimori family album).
black and white, 2.75 x 4.5 inches
The Kato and Shiimori Family Photographs contain photographs collected by Yvonne Achacoso, a student of a history class taught by Professor Donald Teruo Hata at CSU Dominguez Hills. She interviewed two Nisei Japanese Americans, Roy Yasuharu Kato and John Ishihei Iwatsuru who experienced the forced evacuation and incarceration during World War II. Kato was incarcerated in the Heart Mountain camp, Wyoming, and Iwatsuru was incarcerated in the Jerome camp, Arkansas and the Granada camp, Colorado. Their wives were both daughters of the Shiimori family, who was also incarcerated in the Jerome camp and the Gila River, Arizona. Included are photographs of the Gila River camp collected from the Shiimori family album as well as photographs depicting lives of the incarcerees in the Hear Mountain camp gathered from the Kato family album. All items originally belonged to the Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
kash_01_01_003
csudh_kash_0003
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/18258
Subject
Identity and values--Children
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Kato and Shiimori Family Photographs

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