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Ralph Shigeto Iwamoto Collection Finding Aid 2018.040
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Description
This collection consists of eight photographs and a memorandum related to Iwamoto's military service as a member of the 441st Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment.
Background
Ralph Shigeto Iwamoto was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1927. He was a member of the 441st Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment station in Allied Occupied Japan from 1945-1942. He was stationed in the Second Region, Area 26, in the Saitama Prefecture. During his service in Saitama, he was involved with information-gathering and community relation activities. After military service he settled in New York City where he became widely known for his work as an abstract expressionist artist. Iwamoto passed away in 2013.
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