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Finding Aid for the Shigeichi Kawano Papers, 1942-1945
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Description
Shigeichi Kawano was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming during World War II. The collection consists primarily of documents related to the Center.
Background
Shigeichi Kawano was born in Hiroshima Prefecture in 1891. He studied law in Tacoma, Washington. After moving to Los Angeles, California, he managed a hotel from 1916 to 1920 and in 1921 practiced law. As a Los Angeles community leader, he served as President of the Hiroshima Prefectural Association of Southern California in 1928 and was also as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Japanese Association of Los Angeles. He was interned at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, during World War II. He was married Tatsumi in 1920 and they had two children, Kazuko and Akira. He died in 1982.
Extent
18 boxes (9 linear feet)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.