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Guide to the Moriyuki Shimada Scrapbook, 1942-1945
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Moriyuki Shimada scrapbook,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
    Origination: Shimada, Moriyuki
    Extent: 1 scrapbook of 108 photographs
    Repository: Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Los Angeles, California 90012
    Abstract: Moriyuki Shimada was twenty-two years old when he and his family were forcibly removed from their home in Santa Clara, California to the Heart Mountain Concentration Camp in Wyoming. Shimada created a scrapbook after the war with the photographs he had taken and collected during his incarceration.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research by appointment. Please contact the Japanese American National Museum's Manabi & Sumi Hirasaki National Resource Center at (213) 830-5680 or hnrc@janm.org to schedule an appointment. The Resource Center hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Hirasaki National Resource Center at the Japanese American National Museum (hnrc@janm.org).

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gift of Mori Shimada, Japanese American National Museum (Collection number).

    Biography

    Moriyuki Shimada (1920-2000) was twenty-two years old when he and his family were forcibly removed from their home in Santa Clara, California to the Heart Mountain concentration camp in Wyoming.

    Scope and Content

    The 108 photographs in this scrapbook consist of snapshots of friends, family, social and sporting events. The original scrapbook, created after the war, was dismantled and the photographs removed for preservation purposes.