Fred Shiosaki Collection

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The Fred Shiosaki Collection consists of a few photographs and a letter. Mr. Shiosaki is a narrator; he was born and raised in Spokane, WA and currently lives in Seattle. He served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and fought in Europe during WWII. These photos depict his time as a soldier, and later, his wedding.

c. 1943-2006

c. 1940s

6 black and white photographic prints and documents

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Courtesy of the Fred Shiosaki Collection

6 Objects

Soldier portrait (ddr-densho-323-1)
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Portrait of Fred Shiosaki in uniform; a brief note for home is written on the front to his parents, and the date is written on the back.
Soldier portrait (ddr-densho-323-2)
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Portrait of Fred Shiosaki in uniform; a brief note for home is written on the back around Christmastime. Mr. Shiosaki was fighting in France at the time.
Bridal party group (ddr-densho-323-3)
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A portrait of the bridal party and family at the wedding of Fred Shiosaki and Lily Nakai.
Bridal party group (ddr-densho-323-4)
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A portrait of the bridal party in front of the altar at the wedding of Fred Shiosaki and Lily Nakai.
World War II veteran (ddr-densho-323-5)
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Fred Shiosaki stands alone next to an old photo of himself during the war with fellow soldiers.
Thank-you letter (ddr-densho-323-6)
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A letter from Lori Taniguchi and Terry Stewart, the daughter and son-in-law of Kazuto Taniguchi of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company, thanking Fred Shiosaki for his military service during WWII.
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