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Edward Miyakawa papers, 1942-2022.
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Edward Miyakawa papers, 1942-2022


Miyakawa, Edward, 1934-2022, creator, creator.


Includes articles, correspondence, reviews, and speeches related to both the first and second publication of Miyakawa's novel Tule Lake, and his work on behalf of redress and reparations for Japanese Americans. There are materials related to the Japanese American experience of incarceration during World War II, international adoption, and Miyakawa's family members, and a scrapbook with photographs of his architecture projects.


1942 (issued)


Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and interment, 1942-1945
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 -- Fiction
Internment camps
Japanese Americans -- Reparations
World War, 1939-1945
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights
Intercountry adoption
Architects -- Oregon
Américains d'origine japonaise -- Relogement et internement forcés, 1942-1945 -- Romans, nouvelles, etc
Camps d'internement
Américains d'origine japonaise -- Réparations
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945
Américains d'origine japonaise -- Droits
Adoption internationale
Architectes -- Oregon
Intercountry adoption
Internment camps
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights
Tule Lake Relocation Center.
Tule Lake Relocation Center
Miyakawa, Edward -- 1934-2022 -- Archives


COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Gift of Mary Miyakawa; 2022.
Associated collection: Edward Miyakawa with family. Also located at: California State University, Sacramento Library, Calisphere (https://oac.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt4d5nc6tr/?order=1)
Associated collection: Edward Miyakawa Oral History Interview Also located at: Oregon State University, August 18, 2007 (http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/omeka/exhibits/show/multiculturalvoices/item/33586)
Edward Takeshi Miyakawa was an architect and author of Tule Lake, a novel about the Japanese Americans incarcerated there during World War II. Miyakawa actively participated in the redress movement and efforts to win reparations for Japanese Americans. He also co-founded an agency for international adoptions. Miyakawa was born in Sacramento in 1934, and he and his family were forced to relocate to the Tule Lake Relocation Camp in 1942. Miyakawa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in architecture in 1962. He and his wife moved to Waldport, Oregon where he practiced architecture for 30 years; together they raised a large family of adopted children. Tule Lake was republished after 9/11, as there was renewed interest in the novel due to erosion of freedoms for Arab and Muslim Americans. Miyakawa died in 2022.
Edward Miyakawa papers, BANC MSS 2022/238, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.



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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.