CSU Dominguez Hills Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album

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The Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album contains one album of mostly photographs compiled by Tazuko "Tazu" Kawamoto that document various people, events, and activities throughout 1939-1943. Included are photographs, flyers, invitations, and business cards relating to Tazu Kawamoto’s personal life, with a focus on events during the World’s Fair on San Francisco’s Treasure Island in 1939. This collection also has photographs most likely taken inside the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona, including a photograph of dentists at the Rivers Community Hospital. See complete finding aid at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c80p14nz/

1939-1943

1939-1943

1 box 1 volume (80 pages)

CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

[Title of item] Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-2)
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A photograph of an outdoor event as part of Japan Day and the World's Fair that took place in San Francisco's Treasure Island in 1939-1940. From page 1 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_01_001
World's Fair Treasure Island (ddr-csujad-11-3)
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Receiving Ambassador Horinouchi at the World's Fair held on San Francisco's Treasure Island. Ambassador Kensuke Horinouchi was the Japanese Ambassador to the United States from 1939-1940. From page 1 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_01_002
Ambassador Horinouchi (ddr-csujad-11-4)
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A photo of Ambassador Horinouchi along with guards. Receiving Ambassador Horinouchi at the World's Fair held on San Francisco's Treasure Island. Ambassador Kensuke Horinouchi was the Japanese Ambassador to the United States from 1939-1940. From page 2 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
Consul General Saito (ddr-csujad-11-5)
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Consul General Saito making a public speech. This is most likely part of the Japan Day celebration, which was also part of the World's Fair that was held in 1939-1940 in San Francisco's Treasure Island. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_02_002
Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-6)
img Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-6)
A photograph of the ladies who were crowned queen at the World's Fair, which took place in 1939-1940 in San Francisco's Treasure Island. From page 3 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_03_001
Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-7)
img Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-7)
A close-up photograph of the ladies crowned queens of the World's Fair. The second from the left is identified as Miss Japan, the center is Miss California, and the right is Miss San Francisco. From page 3 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
Ambassador Horinouchi (ddr-csujad-11-8)
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Ambassador Horinouchi is photographed in formal attire outdoors. From page 4 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_04_001
Takarazuka musumes (ddr-csujad-11-9)
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The arrival of a Japanese dance troupe, the Takarazuka, in San Francisco. From page 5 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_05_001
Takarazuka musumes (ddr-csujad-11-10)
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The Takarazuka theater troupe is pictured along with a man and a flag. They arrived in San Francisco to perform. From page 5 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_05_002
Takarazukas at Sigmund Stern Grove (ddr-csujad-11-11)
img Takarazukas at Sigmund Stern Grove (ddr-csujad-11-11)
The Takarazuka theater group perform in Sigmund Stern Grove in San Francisco. From page 6 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_06_001

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