Scope and Content
Title: Peter M. Takaichi Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1946
Collection number: Special Collections M0909
Takaichi, Peter M.
.25 linear ft.
Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections.
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[Identification of item] Peter M. Takaichi Papers, M0909, Dept. of Special
Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Peter M. Takaichi owned and operated the National Printing Company in
San Jose,California. When in 1942 Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued
Executive Order No. 9102 authorizing the evacuation of all Japanese
Americans from the West Coast, Takaichi and his family were ordered
to gather at the Santa Anita Aseembly Center in Arcadia,
California. Before being sent with his family to the Heart Mountain
Relocation Center in Wyoming, Peter Takaichi transferred ownership
of the family business over to Iden Flint, a long-time employee.
The family then spent 1942-1943 in Wyoming before moving on to St.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of six folders (chronological order)
documenting the evacuation of a Japanese American family from San
Jose, California, to Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming. The
notes, letters, and post cards describe life in the relocation camp.
Ichihashi, Yamato, 1879?-1963.
Date (inclusive): 1918-1963.
Identifier/Call Number: SC 071
The collection includes Ichihashi's diaries, 1943-1963 ; correspondence, notes, and some memoires of the World War II relocation
of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West Coast of the United States; and a small amount of biographical material.
Morning glory, evening shadow : Yamato Ichihashi and his internment writings, 1982-1945.
Edited, annotated, and with a biographical essay by Gordon H. Chang.
Stanford, Calif.:Stanford University Press,1997.