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Collection of Japanese Language School Textbooks
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This collection includes Japanese grade-school textbooks and textbooks from The Compton Japanese School. Also included is a Chinese penmanship table.
The Compton Japanese Language School was opened in November 1924 by Gardena Gakuen teacher Koshiro Endo. Endo opened two other language schools in the area before opening this location. The Compton school may have reopened after the war or reopened under a different name, Endo Memorial Gakuen, in 1949. In 1971 the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute formed and encompassed other schools in the area. Koji Endo was the first principal.
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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.
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