Alameda Japanese American History Project: Family and Community Collection ddr-ajah-6

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Panorama of funeral for Yugoro Yamamato, with copy listing identified individuals (ddr-ajah-6-1)
img Panorama of funeral for Yugoro Yamamato, with copy listing identified individuals (ddr-ajah-6-1)
Caption below photo: Mrs. Yugoro Yamamato Funeral 1939 / Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA., phot by Tsuji Studio of Oakland.
Woman and man in uniform standing outside building (ddr-ajah-6-2)
img Woman and man in uniform standing outside building (ddr-ajah-6-2)
Caption below photo: Hisano Akagi and her second son, Hiromu "Henry", stand in front of the Japanese Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Alameda, CA. He was born in Alameda on February 3, 1923. Hiromu does not appear on the rosters of the 442nd RCT or Military Intelligence School. photo 1948
Portrait of two girls (ddr-ajah-6-4)
img Portrait of two girls (ddr-ajah-6-4)
Caption below photo: At left: Chizuye Kato(w) in Japan / Written on the back in kanji: "Mikie Fujino Keep it forever". Caption includes biographical data on Chizuye Kato and Buichi Nakata
Portrait of two girls (ddr-ajah-6-5)
img Portrait of two girls (ddr-ajah-6-5)
Caption on right of photo: At right: Chizuye Kato(w) in Japan / Written on the back in Kanji: "Chizuye Kato Keep it Forever". Biographical data of Chizuye Kato and Buichi Nakata in caption below photo
Three girls outside house (ddr-ajah-6-6)
img Three girls outside house (ddr-ajah-6-6)
Caption below photo: Left: Chizuye Kato(w) of Alameda, CA. 1926
Portrait of couple (ddr-ajah-6-7)
img Portrait of couple (ddr-ajah-6-7)
Caption below photo: Sojourners in a Strange Land / Passenger lists show that Karoju (b. 1881) and Shime (b. 1884) Kawamura arrived in Honolulu in 1902, and later boarded the ship Mongolia to arrive in San Francisco in 1910. They became life-long members of the church, bringing up their son Shizuto and daughter, Katsumi, in the …
Passport photo for Shime Iwamasa (ddr-ajah-6-8)
img Passport photo for Shime Iwamasa (ddr-ajah-6-8)
Caption below photo: Shime Iwamasa, age 49. Once she settled in America, she was living in Alameda, CA. August 10, 1932 passport photo
Wedding photo and copy of wedding announcement (ddr-ajah-6-9)
img Wedding photo and copy of wedding announcement (ddr-ajah-6-9)
Caption below photo: Shizuto Kawamura married Haruko "Spring" Kido in 1936 at the home of the Kawamuras on Walnut Street in Alameda, CA. Caption includes additional notes on the couple's move to Japan. Reprint of article in Shin Sekai Asahi Shinbun, April 26, 1936.
Shizuto Kawamura and three sons sitting on beach (ddr-ajah-6-10)
img Shizuto Kawamura and three sons sitting on beach (ddr-ajah-6-10)
Caption below photo: Kawamura family at Enoshima, a popular resort area in Japan, circa 1950. They moved from Alameda, CA., to Japan after shout was hired as an engineer at a Tokyo steel mill. He could not find a job in engineering in America. Names identified: George, Seigi, Shizuto, Jiro
Shizuto Kawamura family outside house (ddr-ajah-6-11)
img Shizuto Kawamura family outside house (ddr-ajah-6-11)
Caption below photo: Shizuto and Spring Kawamura family in the backyard of their western style two story house, owned by the steel mill company where Shizuto worked. Both Spring and Shiz were from Alameda, CA., USA. Right after World War II ended the Kawamuras lived in Yokohama (1945-54), where this home is located. They would live …
Shizuto Kawamura passport photo (ddr-ajah-6-12)
img Shizuto Kawamura passport photo (ddr-ajah-6-12)
Caption below photo: Shizuto Kawamura passport photo while in Japan December 1954. He will use his passport to permanently return to America. He was born in Alameda, CA.,
Passport photo for Spring Kido Kawamura and sons (ddr-ajah-6-13)
img Passport photo for Spring Kido Kawamura and sons (ddr-ajah-6-13)
Caption below photo: Spring Kido Kawamura's passport photo while in Japan, December 1954. She will use her passport to permanently return to American. She was a Nisei born in Alameda, CA. Her boys, left to right are George, Jiro and Seiji. It may not show on her face, but she was very happy to return to …
Two women holding young children (ddr-ajah-6-16)
img Two women holding young children (ddr-ajah-6-16)
Caption below photo: Mrs. Minami (left) and Tame Kido. Kido was born around 1887, and arrived in American in 1907, placing this photo circa late 1900s or early 1920s. The girl in Tame's arms could be her daughter, Haruko "Spring" Kido. Alameda, CA.
Woman standing in garden (ddr-ajah-6-17)
img Woman standing in garden (ddr-ajah-6-17)
Caption below photo: Posing for a portrait is Tame Kido, wife to Shuzo and mother of Haruko "Spring" Kido. An Issei woman, her family lived at 2512 Blanding Ave. This photo could have been shot there. Tame was born in 1887 and died November 17, 1965. Photo circa 1920s-1930s.
Woman standing next to car (ddr-ajah-6-18)
img Woman standing next to car (ddr-ajah-6-18)
Caption below photo: Posing for a portrait is Tame Kido, wife to Shuzo and mother of Haruko "Spring" Kido. An Issei woman, her family lived at 2512 Blanding Ave. This photo could have been shot there. Tame was born in 1887 and died November 17, 1965. Photo circa 1920s-1930s.
Graduation portrait of Masano Kusuda (ddr-ajah-6-19)
img Graduation portrait of Masano Kusuda (ddr-ajah-6-19)
Signed on front: Sincerely yours, Masano Kusuda June 1936. Caption below photo: Masano Kusuda graduation photo from Alameda High School, June 1936. She was born in Alameda on March 16, 1918
Panorama of funeral for Shinogu Marubayashi (ddr-ajah-6-20)
img Panorama of funeral for Shinogu Marubayashi (ddr-ajah-6-20)
Caption below photo: Shinogu Marubayashi Funeral, circa 1936 Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA.
Panorama of funeral for Shinogu Marubayashi with names identified (ddr-ajah-6-21)
img Panorama of funeral for Shinogu Marubayashi with names identified (ddr-ajah-6-21)
Caption on photo front: Shinogu Marubayashi Funeral - Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA - circa 1936
Woman in colorful kimono standing next to chair (ddr-ajah-6-22)
img Woman in colorful kimono standing next to chair (ddr-ajah-6-22)
Caption on right includes biographical data for Hatsumi Iwamasa and her marriage to Taiji Mashihara
Small portrait of Taiji Mashihara (ddr-ajah-6-23)
img Small portrait of Taiji Mashihara (ddr-ajah-6-23)
Caption below photo: Issei Taiji Mashihara, of Alameda, CA., He was a dentistry student at the University of California at Berkeley, then moved to Massachusetts. On July 15, 1920, he was granted a certificate from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice dentistry and dental surgery. He died of Tuberculosis on January 10, 1927. Photo by Mataichi …
Graduation portrait of Taiji Mashihara from Harvard (ddr-ajah-6-24)
img Graduation portrait of Taiji Mashihara from Harvard (ddr-ajah-6-24)
Caption below photo: Taiji Mashihara's 1920 Harvard graduation photo. After his arrival from Japan in 1907, he lived in Alameda., CA., and attended the University of California. He moved to Boston to study dentistry and dental surgery, a rare occupation for an Issei in America. Inscription on front: T. Mashihara 1920. Inscription in Japanese on side …

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