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Henry Ikemoto Collection finding aid 2015.008
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  • Existence and Location of Originals
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Go For Broke National Education Center
    Title: Henry Ikemoto Collection
    creator: Ikemoto, Henry, 1923-2009
    creator: Ikemoto, Mildred
    Identifier/Call Number: 2015.008
    Physical Description: 2.42 Linear Feet
    Date (bulk): 1951-2004
    Abstract: This collection contains newspapers and newspaper clippings about World War II Japanese American veterans. There are also many loose photographs of post World War II activities, particularly the creation of the monument and veteran reunions. There is also a scrapbook created by Henry Ikemoto with photos from his time in Korea during the Korean War with the 25th Infantry Division.
    Container: 2015.008

    Content Description

    This collection contains newspapers and newspaper clippings about World War II Japanese American veterans. There are also many loose photographs of post World War II activities, particularly the creation of the monument and veteran reunions. There is also a scrapbook created by Henry Ikemoto with photos from his time in Korea during the Korean War with the 25th Infantry Division.
    Henry served in WW II in the MIS and in the Korea War with the 25th Infantry Division with the Turkish Brigade. The scanned scrapbook photos are mostly from his training and camp life.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Erin Sato on 04/13/2015.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Existence and Location of Copies

    Digital surrogates of the scrap book can be found at: https://ndajams.omeka.net/collections/show/1313

    Existence and Location of Originals

    The newspapers and loose photographs have not been digitized, please contact the Archivist to view them onsite.

    Additional collection guides

    Biographical / Historical

    Henry Ikemoto was born November 15, 1923 in Stockton, California. He served in World War II in the 100th Infantry Divison with the Military Intelligence Service. He also served in the Korean War with the 25th Infantry Division with the Turkish Brigade from 1951-1952. When he returned from service he was a Probation Officer in Los Angeles. He passed away December 2, 2009.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japanese Americans
    Japanese Americans -- History -- 20th century
    Korean War, 1950-1953
    Korea
    United States. Army. Infantry
    25th Infantry Division Association
    Japanese American Korean War Veterans
    United States. Army. Infantry Division, 25th
    Turkish Brigade
    Intelligence service
    Military Intelligence Service Language School (U.S.)
    Military intelligence
    United States. Army. Infantry Battalion, 100th
    United States. Army. Infantry
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Pacific Area
    World War, 1939-1945 Military intelligence
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
    World War, 1939-1945
    United States. War Department. Military Intelligence Service