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Florin area, California (ddr-csujad-55-2472)
doc Florin area, California (ddr-csujad-55-2472)
Map of the greater Florin area, near Sacramento, California, from Elk Gove Blvd. to the south and highway 50 to the north. Map depicts land areas owned by Japanese individuals in May 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2578
Sakata Building, Florin, California (ddr-csujad-55-1592)
img Sakata Building, Florin, California (ddr-csujad-55-1592)
Black and white photograph depicting the Sakata Building and yard near the Florin Fruit Exchange. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1594
Photograph of Issei farm in Florin, California (ddr-csujad-55-2620)
img Photograph of Issei farm in Florin, California (ddr-csujad-55-2620)
Photograph of Issei Farm in Florin, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2784
Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
vh Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.
Once-in-a-lifetime-reunion, Florin, California, commemorative booklet (ddr-csujad-55-2696)
doc Once-in-a-lifetime-reunion, Florin, California, commemorative booklet (ddr-csujad-55-2696)
The reunion was held at Florin Buddhist Church and sponsored by the Florin Historical Society. The commemorative souvenir booklet contains a wealth of historical information about Florin, California including photographs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2860
Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
vh Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
Nisei female. Born December 28, 1929, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Southern California Florin area reunion, October 7th, 8th, and 9th, 1988 (ddr-csujad-55-2702)
doc Southern California Florin area reunion, October 7th, 8th, and 9th, 1988 (ddr-csujad-55-2702)
Pamphlet of the Florin area reunion held at the Buena Park Hotel. It recollect the Japanese American community in Florin area before the war. Includes historical photographs of Florin, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2866
Richard M. Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-161)
vh Richard M. Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-161)
Sansei male. Born January 29, 1932, in Florin, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, where father ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, returned with family to Florin. Removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943, transferred to the Jerome concentration …
Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
vh Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
Nisei male. Born February 1, 1924, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where family operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and settled in Chicago, Illinois.
Florin area reunion October 10, 1981: pre-evacuation Japanese community reunion, Florin, Elk Grove, Mayhew, Perkins, Taishoku, Brighton (ddr-csujad-55-2688)
doc Florin area reunion October 10, 1981: pre-evacuation Japanese community reunion, Florin, Elk Grove, Mayhew, Perkins, Taishoku, Brighton (ddr-csujad-55-2688)
Florin Area reunion with pre-evacuation Japanese community including: Florin, Elk Grove, Mayhew, Perkins, Taishoku, Brighton. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2852
Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-4)
img Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-4)
Photographs of Hisa's kindergarten class in Florin, California. Ms. Whilhite also includes the history of Hisa's family.
Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
vh Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1922, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. Just prior to World War II, attended sewing school in Los Angeles. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married in camp, and moved to Denver, Colorado.
Family outside Japantown grocery store (ddr-densho-151-323)
img Family outside Japantown grocery store (ddr-densho-151-323)
Original caption: Florin, California. In front of grocery store owned by resident of Japanese descent, two days before evacuation.
Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
img Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
Original caption: Near Florin, California. This Issei, the father of seven children, came to the United States from Japan when he was a boy. Formerly he was in the wholesale grocery business in Los Angeles and came to Florin, California just before the freezing order came through for all persons of Japanese ancestry.
Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
vh Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
Nisei female. Born November 27, 1919, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived and worked for a time in Utah before eventually returning to …
Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-324)
img Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-324)
Original caption: Florin, California. Scene on Main Street in this small agriculture town occupied largely by residents of Japanese ancestry, who will be evacuated in two days.
Children playing in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-322)
img Children playing in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-322)
Original caption: Florin, California. Businesses are being sold by owners of Japanese ancestry. Evacuation of all residents of Japanese descent from this area is due in two days.
Buddhist priest locking temple door (ddr-densho-151-311)
img Buddhist priest locking temple door (ddr-densho-151-311)
Original caption: Florin, California. Hands of Reverend Naito (Buddhist priest) are here as he locks the door of his church. The beads are carried by Buddhist priests at all times.
George Uchida - Leo Uchida Interview (ddr-manz-1-61)
vh George Uchida - Leo Uchida Interview (ddr-manz-1-61)
Nisei males, brothers. Mr. George Uchida was born March 14, 1929, and Mr. Leo Uchida was born June 15, 1926, both in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin as part of a very large family. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Following the war, George Served in the Air Force and …
Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
doc Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
Written testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura, born in Florin, California. Incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
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