memorializing the school-age life of Shizoku Kayashima, a young
Japanese-American woman living in California in the
Shizoku Kayashima was a young Japanese-American woman living
in California in the 1930s. Shortly after graduating from high
school, she was interned at the Poston War Relocation Center.
While there, she met her future husband, fellow internee George
K. Hasegawa; the couple married in Detroit in 1944. After
Hasegawa served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946, the couple
settled in St. Louis, where they became notable members of the
Japanese- American community.
222 black-and-white photographs, from 1.5 x 1 inch
thumbnail portraits to 8 x 10 inches. Oblong folio.
Contemporary cream cloth photograph album, decoratively-stamped
in gilt, white, and blue, with the image of a naval ship
stamped on the front cover, string- tied.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected
under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for
permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted
in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University
of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not
intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder,
which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.