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Emiko and Grandma
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CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photographed are Koyuta Masukawa age at 58 and Emiko age at 7. A photo from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 19.
black and white, 3.5 x 3.25 inches
The Naohara Family Papers consists of a photo album compiled by George N. Naohara, a photo album and scrapbook compiled by Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to Naohara family, which were collected by Eileen Yoshimura, a Sansei daughter of George and Mitzi Naohara. 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 Army language school training 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. Noted are the documents and correspondence to George N. Naohara issued by War Relocation Authority and Selective Service System during the war, including permits and notices responding to George N. Naohara’s answers to the "loyalty questionnaire" are included. The documents originally belonged to Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
World War II--Leaving camp--Returning home
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Sansei
Los Angeles, California
Incarceration Camps
Poston (Colorado River)
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Naohara Family Papers

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