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Officers' visit
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CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photographed are George N. Naohara and officers who visited the military camp. Item from: George N. Naohara scrapbook: Korean War and before leaving Japan (csudh_nao_0600).
black and white, 4 x 4 inches
The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa 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 the U.S. Army language school training and Korean War. He also engaged in Buddhist activities for his whole life and there are moving images depicting Gardena Buddhist Church activities after the 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 their responses to his answers for the "loyalty questionnaire."
Identity and values--Kibei
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military service
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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