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Photography

Aiko Studio

Aiko Studio, located in Seattle's Nihonmachi area, was one of several photography studios that catered to the Japanese American community before World War II.
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Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida

Color studio portrait photograph of Kay and her son George Kida taken in celebration of her 89th birthday. From left to right: Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida.
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Miyuki "Kay" Kida

One copy of a color studio portrait photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida taken in celebration of her 89th birthday. Inscribed on the back "#11."
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Ted Akimoto taking a photograph

Caption: "Our cameras were bulky 4x5 Speed Graphics. Nothing was automatic. You took a wood film holder / which held one piece of film on each side, placed it in the back, pulled out a slide, put in a flash bulb, / figured out your exposure and cocked the shutter, set the ...
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Ted Akimoto's Army Photographer patch

Caption: "At the end of WWII I was fortunate enough to be Photo Assignment Officer for the Signal Photo / division of the Supreme Command Allied Powers (SCAP) in Tokyo, Japan. Our responsibilities / were to take all newsworthy still photographs and newsreels requested by the Public Information / Office of SCAP. All ...
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Miyuki "Kay" Kida

One copy of a color studio portrait photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida taken in celebration of her 89th birthday.
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Letter from Robert Ikari to Ted Akimoto

Letter regarding the quality of the cameras used by the army, Robert's reassignment, and "George's" discharge.
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