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Title
Card from the Lights to Mitzi Naohara
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1945
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 card from Mr. Light and family to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara. It was probably sent to Mitzi while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 21.
6 x 3.5 inches, handwritten
The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George and Mitzi Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa family. Contained are photographs, correspondence, documents, and memorabilia depicting their experiences during World War II. George Nobuo 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.
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
nao_03_22_001
csudh_nao_0444
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/16107
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Nisei
Place
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8jm2hrh/
George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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