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Matsuura Family Collection
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This collection includes materials collected by Melba Yonemura Matsuura, primarily dating from 1904-1951. The bulk of the collection are letters exchanged with her second husband George Matsuura during the war, photos documenting the first 35 years of Melba’s life, family and friends, and ephemera related to her time in Granada Relocation Center (Amache). The collection also includes scrapbook pages, high school yearbooks, newspaper clippings, a gavel, and two silver spoons.
16.2 linear feet (18 boxes, 9 flat files)
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