Takeshi Shindo papers 2015.005

Nicole McKeon
Go For Broke National Education Center
04/26/2018
355 E. 1st Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90012
archives@goforbroke.org


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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Go For Broke National Education Center
Title: Takeshi Shindo papers
creator: Shindo, Takeshi (Tak), 1922-2002
source: Chang, Janice
Identifier/Call Number: 2015.005
Physical Description: 5.1 Megabytes 12 digital scanned photographs
Date (bulk): 1940s
Abstract: This collection contains nine scanned photographs of Takeshi "Tak" Shindo in Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Fort Snelling. There is also a scanned graduation (1945) pamphlet, a news clipping, and a letter.

Content Description

This collection contains nine scanned photographs of Takeshi "Tak" Shindo in Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Fort Snelling. There is also a scanned graduation (1945) pamphlet, a news clipping, and a letter.
Takeshi Shindo was a musician and many of the photographs show him performing in the MISLS band. All photos are black and white and many show him in his Army uniform.

Existence and Location of Originals

Digital surrogates can be found at: http://ndajams.omeka.net/collections/show/1293

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Preferred Citation

[Item], [Collection], Go For Broke National Education Center, Los Angeles, California.

Biographical / Historical

Takeshi "Tak" Shindo was born in 1922 in Sacramento, California. Shortly after enrolling at Los Angeles State College, he was incarcerated at Manzanar. In 1944, he enlisted in the US Army and served as a Japanese language instructor in the Military Intelligence Service at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He went on to study and produce music. He passed away in 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Sato 03/23/2015.

Conditions Governing Access

Copyright retained by donor. This collection is available for research online.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Japanese Americans
Military Intelligence Service Language School (U.S.)
United States. War Department. Military Intelligence Service
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
Minnesota
California
Manzanar (Concentration Camp)
Musicians
Music
Chang, Janice