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Toddler and baby in front of Christmas tree (ddr-densho-494-23)
img Toddler and baby in front of Christmas tree (ddr-densho-494-23)
Meriko Maida and her baby sister Asako (Maida) Tokuno in front of a Christmas tree. Caption on webpage: "Meriko shows her baby sister, Asako; probably 1924"
Maida sisters playing in the river (ddr-densho-494-24)
img Maida sisters playing in the river (ddr-densho-494-24)
From left to right: Meriko Maida, Asako (Maida) Tokuno, and Junko (Maida) Kimura. Caption on webpage: "The three sisters on a camping trip; ca 1930"
Portrait of two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-494-7)
img Portrait of two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-494-7)
Memiko (Nagase) Kato (left) and Meriko Maida (right). Caption on webpage: "Family matters, 1938" and "Meriko was asked to escort the daughter of a family friend back to the United States where both had been born: Memiko Nagase (later Kato)."
Meriko and friends on a pier (ddr-densho-494-28)
img Meriko and friends on a pier (ddr-densho-494-28)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Meriko in front of a Japanese American memorial (ddr-densho-494-29)
img Meriko in front of a Japanese American memorial (ddr-densho-494-29)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Meriko at a buffet (ddr-densho-494-32)
img Meriko at a buffet (ddr-densho-494-32)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Close up photo of Meriko (ddr-densho-494-34)
img Close up photo of Meriko (ddr-densho-494-34)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Group photo celebrating a birthday (ddr-densho-494-14)
img Group photo celebrating a birthday (ddr-densho-494-14)
Meriko Maida second from left. Caption on webpage: "In Tokyo \ The album begins in Tokyo with pictures with the Fukushima family. As with many other pictures in this album, Meriko's sister-in-law Haru Tokuno Fukushima appears often in travels by the two (sometimes three, with Kozo)." and "The now familiar group celebrates Meriko's birthday in February …
Group photo on a bridge (ddr-densho-494-12)
img Group photo on a bridge (ddr-densho-494-12)
Meriko Maida on far left. Caption on webpage: "In Tokyo \ The album begins in Tokyo with pictures with the Fukushima family. As with many other pictures in this album, Meriko's sister-in-law Haru Tokuno Fukushima appears often in travels by the two (sometimes three, with Kozo)." and "Although we no longer know who they were, Meriko …
Meriko on the bus (ddr-densho-494-30)
img Meriko on the bus (ddr-densho-494-30)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Meriko in bed (ddr-densho-494-26)
img Meriko in bed (ddr-densho-494-26)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Portrait of Meriko in a kimono (ddr-densho-494-8)
img Portrait of Meriko in a kimono (ddr-densho-494-8)
Caption on webpage: "On to Tokyo" and "It is possible that Meriko was shopped around for marriage possibilities, hence the traditional dress."
Group photo playing mahjong (ddr-densho-494-13)
img Group photo playing mahjong (ddr-densho-494-13)
Meriko Maida in center. Caption on webpage: "In Tokyo \ The album begins in Tokyo with pictures with the Fukushima family. As with many other pictures in this album, Meriko's sister-in-law Haru Tokuno Fukushima appears often in travels by the two (sometimes three, with Kozo)." and "Here, Kebara cousin Tsuyoshi visits the Fukushima home, together with …
Family portrait (ddr-densho-494-22)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-494-22)
Standing: Meriko Maida (left), and Takahashi (right). Crouched: Miyuki (left) and Ikuko (right). Caption on webpage: "Family matters, 1938" and "Meriko in a school uniform, standing with cousins identified as Takahashi, Miyuki, and Ikuko."
Meriko at Arlington Cemetery (ddr-densho-494-31)
img Meriko at Arlington Cemetery (ddr-densho-494-31)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Group photo around a desk (ddr-densho-494-11)
img Group photo around a desk (ddr-densho-494-11)
Meriko Maida on the right. Caption on webpage: "In Tokyo \ The album begins in Tokyo with pictures with the Fukushima family. As with many other pictures in this album, Meriko's sister-in-law Haru Tokuno Fukushima appears often in travels by the two (sometimes three, with Kozo)." and "Here, host Kozo Fukushima (1903-1978) celebrates his 50th birthday. …
Maida sisters at Tokuno family reunion (ddr-densho-494-27)
img Maida sisters at Tokuno family reunion (ddr-densho-494-27)
From left to right: Meiko Maida, Junko (Maida) Kimura, and Asako (Maida) Tokuno attending a Tokuno family reunion. Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived …
Meriko and Mitsuko Neeno laughing (ddr-densho-494-21)
img Meriko and Mitsuko Neeno laughing (ddr-densho-494-21)
Photograph of Mitsuko "Mitzi" (Neeno) Nishimoto (left) and Meriko Maida (right) sharing a laugh. Caption on webpage: "Leaving San Francisco \ Meriko traveled second class" and "With her Los Angeles friend Mitsuko Neeno (later Nishimoto)."
Girls playing the piano (ddr-densho-494-20)
img Girls playing the piano (ddr-densho-494-20)
Portrait of Meriko Maida seated a piano and Kimiko Uchita standing behind her. Caption on webpage: "Kokawa Girls High School, Wakayama Prefecture, 1937-38" and "Did Meriko play the piano? She does for the camera, at least."
Class photograph on a school trip (ddr-densho-494-17)
img Class photograph on a school trip (ddr-densho-494-17)
Meriko Maida (back) and Kimiko Uchita (front) circled in red. Caption on webpage: "Kokawa Girls High School, Wakayama Prefecture, 1937-38" and "Meriko and Kimiko probably bonded as soon as they recognized each other as native English speakers."
Meriko and Asako on a couch (ddr-densho-494-33)
img Meriko and Asako on a couch (ddr-densho-494-33)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Transcript of a conversation between Meriko, Asako and Shira (ddr-densho-494-54)
doc Transcript of a conversation between Meriko, Asako and Shira (ddr-densho-494-54)
A transcript of a conversation between Meriko Maida and her sister Asako (Maida) Tokuno. The sisters had watched the 1990 film "Come See the Paradise" and were sometimes asked questions by the recording engineer, Shira Tokuno, Meriko's niece and Asako's daughter.
Meriko Maida Collection (ddr-densho-494)
Collection Meriko Maida Collection (ddr-densho-494)
A memorial website to Meriko Maida's life. Includes biographical essays and photographs from Meriko's life. Meriko was born in Richmond, California to Torayoshi (Muraki) Maida and Kane Maida in 1920. She grew up in Richmond, traveling to Japan in 1937 to receive additional education. She returned to California in 1939. She and her family were incarcerated …
Class photograph from Kokawa Girls High School (ddr-densho-494-5)
img Class photograph from Kokawa Girls High School (ddr-densho-494-5)
Girl on far left center circled in red is Meriko Maida. Caption on webpage: "Kokawa Girls High School, Wakayama Prefecture, 1937-38" and "Meriko said she was allowed certain privileges as a foreigner. For example, she had a permanent, strictly forbidden to native Japanese."
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