img Japanese Pavilion (ddr-csujad-11-92)
The Japanese Pavilion, most likely from the 1939 World's Fair on Treasure Island in San Francisco. From page 36 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_36_002
doc Letter from Nippon Architects Association to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-63)
A condolence letter from the President of the Nippon Architects Association.
doc Rockrise & Thompson letterhead (ddr-densho-335-113)
The letterhead of the architecture firm of Rockrise & Thompson. The letterhead includes both Thomas Rockrise's English and Japanese names (Iwahiko Tsumanuma).
doc Section of Rotunda of State Capitol (ddr-densho-335-20)
A cross section look at a plan for a rotunda of a state capitol. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
doc Letter from Agnes Rockrise to M. Kunasaki (ddr-densho-335-15)
Agnes Rockrise (signed Agnes Tsumanuma) writes to M. Kunasaki or the Nippon Architects' Association in Tokyo, Japan to thank him for sending her a copies of the "Nippon Architect" which features Thomas Rockrise's work.
doc Draft of Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-17)
Agnus Rockrise sends a rough draft of the life of her husband, Thomas Rockrise (Iwahiko Tsumanuma), to Dr. Tatsuzo Sare. This rough draft is used to created a printed version later in Japanese with photographs of Thomas Rockrise's work in Japan in 1920 and 1921.
doc Business card (ddr-densho-335-114)
Thomas Rockrise's business card with the Trowbridge & Libingston architecture firm. Handwritten on the business card is Rockrise's Japanese name, Iwahiko Tsumanuma, and the address "550 Riverside avenue". On the back of the card is written the note "Easter Sunday April 4 1915".
doc Letter from Takuo Endo to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-14)
Takuo Endo writes to Agnes Rockrise of his memories of learning of George's birth and the Rockrise family photograph his grandmother kept. He then shares that he has a three year old daughter and that he currently works for the Tokyo Imperial University Hospital and teaches pediatrics.