Sonoma State California Folklore Miscellany

CSU Japanese American History Digitization Project
Visit partner


The California Folklore Miscellany collection is comprised of material documenting various aspects of North Bay history, with a focus on beliefs, folkways, folk speech, historical characters, legends, pioneer stories and children's lore. The majority of the materials were gathered from folklore classes taught by Dr. Hector Lee at Sonoma State University. See complete finding aid at:



42 volumes

Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park, California

Sonoma State California Folklore Miscellany, Special Collections and University Archives, University Library, Sonoma State University

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

1 Object

Five Japanese in Sebastopol (ddr-csujad-22-1)
doc Five Japanese in Sebastopol (ddr-csujad-22-1)
Essay written in December 1975 for Dr. Hector Lee's American Folklore class. Researcher interviewed five Japanese Americans: Mr. Kiyoshi Akutagawa, born in 1898; Mr. Hiroshi Taniguchi, born in 1898; Mr. Kichizo Morita, born in 1902; Mr. Y. Ito, born in 1905 and Mr. George Okamoto, born in 1919. This object does not include the paper in …