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Bruce & Norman Yonemoto Papers
2002.34  
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Description
This collection contains papers related to the professional filmmaking of Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, for films between the 1960s and 1990s. The contents are primarily correspondence, press materials, exhibition catalogs and brochures, and screenplays and production notes for videos.
Background
Norman Yonemoto was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1946, a year after their father Tak, who was in the Army, married his mother Rosie, who was incarcerated in Tule Lake concentration camp. They returned to California, where Bruce was born in 1949 in San Jose.
Extent
6.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
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.