Bob Akaki photograph collection finding aid 2015.010

Nicole McKeon
Go For Broke National Education Center
2018-05-22
355 E. 1st Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90012
archives@goforbroke.org


Online items available.
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Go For Broke National Education Center
Title: Bob Akaki photograph collection
creator: Matsunaga, Mitzie
source: Akaki, Robert (Bob)
Identifier/Call Number: 2015.010
Physical Description: 39 Megabytes JPEGS and TIFs
Date (bulk): 1940's
Abstract: These photographs were sent to Mitzie Matsunaga who was incarcerated at Rohwer Concentration Camp. Joseph (Joe) Nishikawa and Yukio Kishi, subjects of the photographs, volunteered out of Rohwer into the 442nd.

Content Description

These photographs were sent to Mitzie Matsunaga who was incarcerated at Rohwer Concentration Camp. Joseph (Joe) Nishikawa and Yukio Kishi, subjects of the photographs, volunteered out of Rohwer into the 442nd.
The relationship between Mitzie and Joe and Yukio is unknown but they seem to have been friends at Rohwer. Bob Akaki donated the collection of photographs.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Sato 04/03/2015.

Preferred Citation

[Item], [Collection], Go For Broke National Education Center, Los Angeles, California.

Existence and Location of Originals

Digital surrogates can be found at http://ndajams.omeka.net/collections/show/1314.

Additional collection guides

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Japanese Americans -- History -- 20th century
Japanese Americans
United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
World War, 1939-1945
Akaki, Robert (Bob)