Kōtarō Sutō (ca. 1883- ) worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery business. This collection
contains clippings about the Sutōs (mostly from Miami sources), photographs and snapshots of the Sutōs, records and correspondence
related to Sutō's nursery, and correspondence and other records related to the Sutō's donations to various charitable organizations.
It also includes clippings on Carl G. Fisher. Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some in Japanese.
Kōtarō Sutō was born ca. 1883; a native of Kanagawa Prefecture, he came to the United States in 1900 and relocated to Miami
Beach, Florida, ca. 1916; married Masa Sutō, 1921; worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own
nursery business; was given many commendations and honors for his active participation in and devotion to the city of Miami;
Kōtarō and Masa, known as Papa and Mama, became United States citizens (1958); Kōtarō died in 1963.
(1 oversize box)
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright
and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located
on this page.