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Finding aid for the Tatsumi Iwate Papers
2001.145.1  
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Description
Sergeant Tatsumi Iwate served in the United States Army under the highly decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team. This collection contains correspondences, pamphlets, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Background
This collection consists of numerous items pertaining to the military service of Sergeant Tatsumi Iwate during World War II. Sergeant Iwate was a Nisei man who served in the United States Army in the famous 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Before the outbreak of World War II, the Iwate family lived in Lomita, California. His family was eventually sent to Jerome, Arkansas concentration camp while Tatsumi enlisted for military service in February 1942.
Extent
1.5 linear feet
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Hirasaki National Resource Center at the Japanese American National Museum (hnrc@janm.org).
Availability
By appointment only. Contact the Hirasaki National Resource Center by e-mail (hnrc@janm.org) or telephone (213.830.5680)