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Takahashi (Yoneguma) Photo Album
SPC.2021.009  
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Description
This collection includes one photograph album compiled by Shigeo "Johnny" Takahashi, Yoneguma Takahashi's younger brother. It contains family portraits, military photographs from Japan, Korea, and China, and photographs of Yoneguma's fruit stand in San Pedro, California. The photograph album has been digitized and is available online.
Background
Youneguma Takahashi was born to Shigeta and Ema Takahashi on November 24, 1909. He lived in California till his family moved back to Japan. Takahashi returned to the United States and owned a fruit and vegetable stand in San Pedro from 1938-1939. His younger brother, Shiego Takahashi (1917-2003), was a clerk at the stand. During World War II, Yoneguma's wife and children and Shiego were forcibly removed to the Poston incarceration camp in 1942. After the war, Yoneguma's family moved to Garden Grove, California, while Shiego moved to Chicago, Illinois. Shiego eventually moved back to Garden Grove.
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.