Wedding portrait of Tomoe Otsu and Susumu Tomine

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ddr-ajah-6-943 (1942_Tomine-Tomoe-and_Susumu-wedding)

Alameda Japanese American History Project: Family and Community Collection

Caption below photo: Tomoe Otsu marries Susumu Tomine at Tanforan Race track in San Bruno, CA., on September 15, 1942, while waiting to be sent to Topaz, Utah incarceration camp during WWII. This photo, however was shot at Topaz, where they held another ceremony after the arrival there, with a borrowed wedding dress for the photo. Tomoe was from Alameda, CA and the pair would settle there after World War II ended.

c. 1942

Topaz, Utah


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Alameda Japanese American History Project

Courtesy of the Alameda Japanese American History Project, Densho