Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country]

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ddr-csujad-25-128 (CSUJAD Local ID: jia_08_02, CSUJAD Project ID: ucsb_jia_0128)

UC Santa Barbara Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s

An album titled as Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] containing mainly photographs taken during Kamie Taenaka's trip to Japan. Kamie Taenaka participates in the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party tour in 1955, which is arranged by Koyasan Los Angeles Branch and conducted by Nihon Kotsu Kosha, a Japanese tourist agency. She also visits her relatives for family reunification after the tour. The album contains group photographs of the tourists taken at tourist spots in Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto, Kamakura, Hamamatsu, Osaka, Nara, Shiga, and Wakayama. It also includes photographs of the Taenaka's relatives in Japan taken during the trip. The album also contains photographs taken in California in other occasions: the stone grave of Tamesaburo and Tamie Taenaka located in Los Angeles; Tamesaburo Taenaka and his family taken in 1943; and Taenaka family at Sequoia National Park. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_02

1943; 1955


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Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s, Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, California State University, Santa Barbara

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