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ddr-densho-5-8 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p5-00008)

Ito Collection

Japanese Americans harvesting sugar beets on the Lundeen farm. The Tom Matsuoka family relocated permanently to Montana. Other workers were from Tule Lake concentration camp who received permission to leave during the sugar beet harvest. Front (left to right): Ray Marks, Gus Lundeen, and John Matsuzawa. Back: Rulee Matsuoka (child on far left), unidentified, Itaro Ito, Chiye Ito, Rae Takekawa, Tom Matsuoka, Kaz Matsuoka, Kiku Hirotaka, Mits Hirotaka, Sumi Hirotaka, Hiroshi Ito, Tom Matsuzawa, Tokio Hirotaka, Tats Matsuoka (on the car hood), Roy Matsuzawa, and Toshio Ito.



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Courtesy of the Ito Family Collection

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