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Title
Tomoe Amahata
Creator
Hiramura Shashinkan
Date Created and/or Issued
1950-05-19
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 portrait of Tomoe Amahata taken by Hiramura Shashinkan, a photo studio in Kobe, Japan. The translation of the caption on the back side: Tomoe Amahata at age 52 photographed on May 19, 1950.
black and white, 6 x 4.5 inches
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
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
wad_01_04_004
csudh_wad_0311
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/37035
Language
Japanese
Subject
Japan--Post-World War II
Place
Kobe-shi, Japan
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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