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Title
Funeral wishes
Creator
Wada, Tomoji: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1959-04-15
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 list of Tomoji Wada's funeral wishes. It includes: his ashes and remains be interred in Junshinji, which is a temple housing the Wada family's ancestral grave; his funeral be held only once--do not hold two funerals in both the U.S. and Japan; do not use an expensive casket; and inform Shohachi Wada by mail. He also notes that he is entrusting all to his son, Joe Wada.
1 page, 7.25 x 10.5 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_38_007
csudh_wad_0302
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37189
Language
Japanese
Subject
Identity and values--Issei
Place
Los Angles, 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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