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Yamamoto (Irene) Family Papers
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This collection contains correspondence, postcards, yearbooks, report cards, identification documents and certifications, World War II-related material, photographs, photograph albums, travel receipts and information, and other material related to the Yamamoto family. Subjects in this collection include World War II incarceration, Japanese American families, and travel.
Lawrence Mineo Yamamoto (October 21, 1906-September 5, 1991) was born in Oahu, Hawaii, to Hakusuko and Ume Yamamoto. Lawrence had two siblings, Grace and Russel. After living in Hawaii, the Yamamoto family moved to Alaska. Lawrence returned to Hawaii in the 1930s and married Grace Sakiyo Kakuni (April 2, 1912-September 1991) on June 30, 1934. After 1934, Grace and Lawrence moved to Los Angeles.
15 boxes
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