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Finding Aid for the Hoshimiya Family Papers, 1910-1968
2010  
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Description
Tosuke Hoshimiya was born in 1886. A native of Miyagi prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin and arrived in the United States in 1906. He served as principal for various Japanese language schools in the Los Angeles area (Brawley, Moneta, Torrance, El Segundo, and Los Angeles) until December 1941. He was incarcerated in internment camps at Fort Missoula, Montana, and Lordsburg, New Mexico, until he later joined his family at the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado. He served as a Japanese language instructor for the Military language program at the University of Michigan, 1945-46. He married Sadayo Hoshimiya (née Nagai) in 1915. She was also a native of Miyagi Prefecture, and she attended Utsunomiya Women's School in Japan and arrived in the United States in 1914. She was a Japanese language school teacher, and she and Tosuke had three children. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, publications, Japanese language instructional materials for children and adult education classes, and other documents about the Hoshimiya family. There are English and Japanese materials in the collection.
Background
Tosuke Hoshimiya was born in 1886; a native of Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin and arrived in the United States in 1906; served as principal for various Japanese language schools in the Los Angeles area until December 1941; incarcerated in internment camps at Fort Missoula, Montana, and Lordsburg, New Mexico, until he later joined his family at the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado; he served as a Japanese language instructor for the Military language program, University of Michigan, 1945-46; he married Sadayo Hoshimiya (née Nagai) in 1915; she was also a native of Miyagi Prefecture; she attended Utsunomiya Women's School in Japan and arrived in the United States in 1914; she was a Japanese language school teacher, and she and Tosuke had three children.
Extent
14 boxes (7 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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.