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Film

June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Segment 14

A memorable role in a Hollywood film with Jerry Lewis
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Satsuki Ina Segment 7

Community response to film about parents' wartime experiences
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Letter from Cy Donner to Michi Weglyn, June 2, 1967

A letter from Cy Donner to Michi Weglyn encouraging her to come out to California to talk to producers about two shows called "Youthquake" and "Pretty Talk". See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_10_017
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Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including living in barracks, block noise, lack of privacy, mess hall dining, nosy neighbors, jobs, leisure time, sports, movies, church attendance, the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), family dynamics, social changes, dating, and rumors. …
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Theater

Letter from Takashi Matsuura to Mrs. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 19, 1948 [in Japanese]

A letter from Takashi Edwin Matsuura to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. Takashi thanks Seiichi for his hospitality during his visit to the the Okines' place as well as the gift of the flowers. He informs that he arrived home safely at 9:00 PM on Monday and that Mr. Freitas was …
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Takarazuka musumes

The Takarazuka theater troupe is pictured along with a man and a flag. They arrived in San Francisco to perform. From page 5 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_05_002
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Pop Suzuki

A character from the "Little Kabuki" in Stockton, California. This photo is addressed from Suzuki to Tazu. From page 35 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_35_001
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Los Angeles

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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