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Fukuhara (Jimmy) Manzanar Camp Collection
SPC.2019.026  
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Description
This collection contains one box of photographs, letters, flyers, postcards, booklets, newspaper clippings, newspapers, and notes related to Jimmy Fukuhara, the Fukuhara family, and the Manzanar incarceration camp.
Background
Jimmy Fukuhara was born September 21, 1921, in Los Angeles, California to Ume and Ichisuke Fukuhara. In 1942, Jimmy, his brother Henry, and the rest of his family were removed from their home and sent to the Manzanar incarceration camp in Independence, California. Jimmy was able to leave the camp early but was drafted into the army shortly after. When he returned home from the war, he moved back to Santa Monica to work at the nursery his family operated until he retired in 1986.
Extent
1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
There are no access restrictions on this collection.