Ed Tsutakawa

Nisei male. Born May 15, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Spent much of childhood in Japan, returning to the U.S. at the age of fifteen. Began attending the University of Washington before being removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Created a series of art pieces depicting camp life. Moved to Spokane, Washington, after leaving Minidoka, and established Litho-Art Printers Inc. in 1954. Active in the sister-city program between Spokane and Nishinomiya, Japan. Helped establish a branch campus of the Mukogawa Women's University in Spokane.


Ed Tsutakawa Interview — ddr-densho-1000-196
June 8, 2006. Spokane, Washington.
02:24:29 — 25 segments.
Ed Tsutakawa