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Kuromi Photo Album Collection
SPC.2017.012  
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Description
This collection contains two photograph albums and material related to Hitoshi "Yoke" Kuromi and Corrine Nobuko Nishimura Kuromi. Subjects in the collection include the Kuromi family, the Gila River incarceration camp, and hot rods.
Background
Hitoshi "Yoke" Kuromi was born April 24, 1925, and lived in Southern California where his parents owned a floral company. Yoke and his family moved to the Gila River incarceration camp as a result of Executive Order 9066 during World War II. They arrived at the camp on October 18, 1942, and were released July 20, 1944. After being released, Yoke served in the United States Army during 1950-1952, and he was stationed in Alaska.
Extent
2 boxes (2 photograph albums, one box of material)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of 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.