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Finding Aid for the Taro Higa Papers, 1944-1964
2010  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tarō Higa Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1964
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Higa, Tarō, 1916-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tarō Higa Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233210 

    Biography

    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).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of documents of Higa's speaking tour (1944) sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), photocopies of newspaper articles written by Higa in 1964, 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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Higa, Tarō, 1916- --Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Japanese Americans--Hawaii--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.