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Yoshihara Collection



Yoshihara collection. Centers around George and Hisano Yoshihara whose son Elmer served in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan and was later killed in Korea. Elmer's fiance whom he met in Japan was later brought to the United States. Includes photographs and documents




Courtesy of the Yoshihara Collection