George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note: good friend, Jiro Sanada

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ddr-csujad-38-106 (CSUJAD Local ID: nao_01_23_003, CSUJAD Project ID: csudh_nao_0108)

CSU Dominguez Hills George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note describing Jiro Sanada. English translation: During his incarcerated at the Tule Lake in California, Jiro Sanada was spending time writing senryu. With Atsushi Art Ishida's help, Jiro was able to leave the camp for Chicago. He was married in Chicago and opened a grocery store with his wife somewhere. His business was successful and came back to Gardena when he retired. He is now 92 years old and such a lucky man living a long life. The backside note reads: Good friend, Jiro Sanada. Title from note. Item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 23. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_23_003


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