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    "title": "Naomi Higaki Family Collection",
    "description": "108 photographs documenting the Higaki family. Naomi Higaki grew up in Redwood City, California where he attended school and graduated from Sequoia Union High School in 1942. When World War II started the family (except for Naomi's father Nobuo who had been sent to a detention camp) moved to Kimberly, Idaho in April 1942 where they were able to find work on a farm. In 1944, Naomi was drafted into the army and took basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas. After seventeen weeks of training, he was shipped to Europe. He was part of the first occupational troops to replace the combat soldiers. After seventeen months overseas he got back home safely. He received his honorable discharge at Camp Beales, California near Marysville. Upon his discharge Naomi helped his parents and brothers run their cut flower nursery business. In 1953 he married Mae Yoshiko Miwa and had two sons.",
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    "unitdateinclusive": "1925-1953",
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    "extent": "Accession 1: 96 photographs; Accession 2: 12 photographs; Accession 3: 1 home movie",
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    "contributor": "Densho",
    "acqinfo": "Steven Higaki \r\n428 S. Buena Vista Ave\r\nSan Jose, CA 95126\r\[email protected]\r\n408-838-2407",
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    "prefercite": "Courtesy of Naomi Higaki Family Collection, Densho",
    "bioghist": "Higaki Family Tree: \r\nIssei: Nobuo Higaki  1886-1980; Motoko Higaki (nee Kubouchi) 1900-1981\r\nNisei: Harumi (Harry) Higaki 1920-2021; Juichi Higaki 1922-1961; Shigeru Higaki 1923-2020; Naomi Higaki 1924-; Aiko Joo (nee Higaki) 1927-; Emiko Hamai (nee Higaki) 1929-\r\nIn December 1906 Nobuo arrived in Seattle on the Tosa Maru. In 1910 or 191, prior to California Alien Land Law of 1913, Nobuo and Kotoharu Inouye purchased land in Redwood City, CA and started a nursery together. In 1918 Nobuo married Motoko. The business partnership with Inouye lasted until 1926 when they divided the business and became independent of the other. In February 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Nobuo was initially sent to a detention camp in Bismarck, North Dakota. In March 1942, prior to the implementation of Executive Order 9066, the remaining family members evacuated to Kimberly, Idaho and initially stayed at a farm with family friends. They later rented a farm in Twin Falls, Idaho. In 1945, Nobuo was released and joined the family in Idaho. In January 1946 the family returned to the nursery in Redwood City. J.E. Morrish, vice president of the First National Bank in Redwood City oversaw the nursery during the war, so the family had a business to return to unlike many other Japanese owned businesses. In 1950 the nursery was incorporated as “Bay City Flower Co., Inc. Over the decades, the nursery transitioned to a facility in Sunnyvale, CA and later Half Moon Bay and Pescadero, CA. The males in the family worked at the nursery until their retirement or passing. A few sansei and Yonsei family members continued to run the nursery until the nursery eventually closed down in 2019.\r\nNaomi Higaki was born in San Francisco, California on Sept. 8, 1924, to Nobuo Higaki and Motoko Higaki (nee Kubouchi). He grew up in Redwood City, California where he attended school and graduated from Sequoia Union High School in 1942. When World War II started the family (minus Nobuo who had been sent to a detention camp) voluntarily moved to Kimberly, Idaho in April 1942. He worked on a farm for a couple of years earning fifty cents per hour. In 1944, at the age of twenty he was drafted into the army and took basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas. After seventeen weeks of training, he was shipped to Europe. He was part of the first occupational troops to replace the combat soldiers. After seventeen months overseas he got back home safely. He received his honorable discharge at Camp Beales, California near Marysville. Upon his return he helped his parents and brothers run their cut flower nursery business. The nursery crops changed over the years to include potted indoor plants, potted indoor flowers, succulents, and various outdoor crops. At its peak the nursery operated on an area of 150 acres of field crops and greenhouse crops along the San Mateo County coast. In 1953 he married Mae Yoshiko Miwa and had two sons, Ronald and Steven. In 1960 they purchased their longtime home in Santa Clara, California. He worked in the nursery business for 43 years. He also volunteered at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple and staffed the beer booth at the temple’s annual Obon Festival for years. Upon retirement he enjoyed fishing, traveling, his grandchildren and raising vegetables in his backyard. His wife, Mae, passed away in 2018. His older son, Ronald, passed away in 2003. He currently resides in Sunnyvale, California.",
    "relatedmaterial": "Frank Miwa Collection (ddr-densho-475) Frank Miwa is Naomi's brother-in-law.",
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