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Kayashima (Shizuko) Photograph Album
MC317  
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Description
Photograph album memorializing the school-age life of Shizoku Kayashima, a young Japanese-American woman living in California in the 1930s.
Background
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.
Extent
1 volume 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.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.