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Esther Takei Nishio Papers
99.321, 2000.233  
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Description
This collection contains documents and objects collected by Esther Takei Nishio related to her experience returning to Pasadena to enroll in college before the exclusion order was lifted from the west coast. Items are primarily letters and articles, but also include a photo and identification badge. Items date from 1941 to 1981 but are primarily from 1944.
Background
Biographical information is primarily condensed from Esther’s page on the Densho Encyclopedia (http://encyclopedia.densho.org/Esther%20Takei%20Nishio/) as well as information from collection contents:
Extent
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Collections Management and Access Unit at the Japanese American National Museum (collections@janm.org).
Availability
By appointment only. Please contact the Collections Management and Access Unit (collections@janm.org). Advanced notice is required.