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Title
Card to Mitsuko Mitzi Masukawa, May 18, 1945
Date Created and/or Issued
1945-05-18
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
An invitation card to a dance program, "Adios Amigos" held at 318 Mess Hall of the Poston camp, Arizona, on May 18, 1945. It was sent to Mitsuko Mitzi Masukawa incarcerated at the camp. An item from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 13.
2.5 x 2.5 inches, typescript
The Naohara Family Papers consist of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara 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 U.S. Army language school training and the Korean 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 notices responding to George N. Naohara’s answers to the "loyalty questionnaire." The documents in Box 5 originally belonged to Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
nao_03
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
nao_03_14_002
csudh_nao_0427
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/16089
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities
Identity and values--Nisei
Place
Parker, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Naohara Family Papers

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