Kōtarō Sutō was born ca. 1883 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He came to the United States in 1900 and relocated to Miami Beach,
Florida, ca. 1916. He married Masa Sutō in 1921. Mr. Sutō worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting
his own nursery business. This collection contains clippings about the Suts (mostly from Miami sources), photographs and snapshots
of the Suts, records and correspondence related to Sutō's nursery, and correspondence and other records related to the Sutō's
donations to various charitable organizations. It also includes clippings on Carl G. Fisher, Miami pioneer developer. Materials
in this collection are primarily in English, with some in Japanese.
Kōtarō Sutō was born ca. 1883 in Kanagawa Prefecture. He came to the United States in 1900 and relocated to Miami Beach, Florida,
about 1916. He married Masa Sutō in 1921 and worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery
business. Mr. Sutō was given many commendations and honors for his active participation in and devotion to the city of Miami.
Kōtarō and Masa, known as Papa and Mama, became United States citizens in 1958. Ktar died in 1963.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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