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Finding Aid for the Taro Higa Papers, 1944-1964
2010  
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Description
Thomas Tarō Higa, a Hawaiian-born Kibei, was born in 1916. He was a member of the 100th Infantry Battalion. The collection consists of documents of Higa's speech tour (1944) sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), photocopies of newspaper articles written by Higa and a copy of a privately printed pamphlet by Yasusato Sadao on the clothing relief drive for Okinawa in Hawaii titled Hawai ni okeru Okinawa hifuku kysai und no dki to sono kiroku (1964). Materials in this collection are primarily in Japanese, with some in English.
Background
Thomas Tarō Higa, a Hawaiian-born Kibei Nisei, was born in 1916; he was a member of the 100th Infantry Battalion; between September 15th and December 10, 1944, Higa gave a speaking tour on the mainland sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.