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An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1

Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral ...
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An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal ...
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An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1

Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, ...
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An oral history with Katsumi Kunitsugu - Segment 1

An oral interview with Katsumi Kunitsugu, longtime volunteer and leader in Little Tokyo. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0163. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 3378_F01
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Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948

A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
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[Dorothy Ai Okine]

A photograph of Dorothy Ai Okine dressing in kimono and wearing a crown. It is taken during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of Higashi Honganji Rafu Betsuin. Placed on a paper photo frame. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album," page 2 (csudh_oki_0300). See this ...
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[Account book]

Pages from an account book which probably belongs to Seiichi Okine. Record of expenses and payees, including water fees, newspaper subscription, dog license, groceries, table rent fees at flower market, pumping, and others, between 1940 and 1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ...
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Letter from Hotty Befu to Mr. Masao Okine, November 20, 1946

A letter from Hatsuno Hotty Befu to her brother Masao Okine. She talks about her friend, Mary Hidaka, and her family in Boyle Heights, California. She also writes about her plan during the holiday seasons. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_20_001
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Psotcard from Nishi Hongwanji Betsuin to Mr. S. Okine, May 14, 1946 [in Japanese]

A card from Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin to Seiichi Okine. It informs of their Buddhist service to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Reverend Shinran. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_28_001
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Official receipt

A receipt for five dollars donation made by M. Okine [Masao Okine or Makoto Okine] on October 27, 1953 to the American Christian Crusade, Inc., El Monte, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_01_003
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