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Nishimura (Yoshio) papers
LSC.2010.36  
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Description
Yoshio Nishimura was born ca. 1875 in Nara Prefecture, Japan, and raised in Hokkaid. He arrived in the United States ca. 1906. He was a laborer, socialist, and newspaperman; editor for Kyy (the Kyoyu Times) and Rd no Chikara ( The Workers' Power), both printed for Japanese laborers in the United States. He was also a reporter for the fu Nipp ( Sacramento Daily News) (1939-41); his pen name was Kantaishi. The collection consists primarily of correspondence related to the life of Yoshio Nishimura. Some of the materials in this collection are in Japanese.
Background
Nishimura was born ca. 1875; a native of Nara Prefecture and raised in Hokkaid, he arrived in the United States ca. 1906; was a laborer, socialist and newspaperman; editor for Kyy (the Kyoyu Times) and Rd no Chikara (The Workers' Power), both printed for Japanese laborers in the United States; reporter for the fu Nipp (Sacramento Daily News) (1939-41); his pen name was Kantaishi.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
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