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Masazo & Yoneko Furuya Papers
2000.150  
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Description
This collection contains correspondence and forms sent to and from Masazo and Yoneko Furuya between 1942 and 1944. Items are mostly letters, but also include work permits, parolee agreements, postcards, and other forms.
Background
Masazo Furuya was born January 14, 1902, in Nishihadano, Japan. He entered the United States in San Francisco, traveling on the SS Shinyo Maru, arriving September 12, 1916. He petitioned for naturalization in 1945, and was a gardener at the time.
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.