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Description
This collection consists of a diary written by Hiroshi Fukuwa, Kibei Nisei of Los Angeles, California, along with newsletters, clippings, and handwritten notes created/collected in the incarceration camps during World War II. The diary details his incarceration experiences in the Manzanar camp in California, the Gila River camp in Arizona, and the Tule Lake camp in California. All materials in this collection are born-analog objects (digital reproductions).
Background
Hiroshi Ted Fukuwa (1914 March 6-2013 August 11) is Kibei Nisei, who was born in the United States, educated in Japan, and returned to Los Angeles, California prior to World War II. His family members, including his sister and mother, remained in Japan while he and his two brothers resided in the United States. One of his brothers joined in the U.S. military and the other operated stores with him in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.
Extent
36.3 Megabytes (8 PDF files)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Gerth Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Gerth Archives and 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.