Ralph Shigeto Iwamoto Collection Finding Aid 2018.040
Go For Broke National Education Center
355 E. 1st Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Go For Broke National Education Center
Title: Ralph Shigeto Iwamoto Collection
creator: Iwamoto, Ralph Shigeto, 1927-2013
Identifier/Call Number: 2018.040
Physical Description: 974.6 Megabytes
Abstract: 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.
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.
The photographs depict Iwamoto's time in the Saitama prefecture of occupied Japan in 1947.
[Item], [Collection], Go For Broke National Education Center, Los Angeles, California.
Digital surrogates can be found online at: https://ndajams.omeka.net/collections/show/1306.
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.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
441st CIC Detachment
Japanese Americans -- History -- 20th century
United States. Army. Counter Intelligence Corps.
United States. War Department. Military Intelligence Service
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Pacific Area
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 Military intelligence