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Kondo Family Papers
99.334.1  
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Series 1 Correspondence

Physical Description: (2 folders)
 

Subseries 1.1 Letters, Henry Kondo and Yasaku Kondo

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains personal letters between Henry Kondo and his father written from 1943 to 1944, when Henry was in the army and his parents were in Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona.
 

Subseries 1.2 Letters, Yuri Kondo Morimoto to Frank Morimoto

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This series contains personal letters from Yuri Kondo Morimoto to her husband Frank Morimoto, written in 1942 shortly after Frank joined the army.
 

Series 2 Legal Documents and Correspondence

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a detailed Economic Loss Survey of Pacific Evacuees form and attorney correspondence from 1949 and a copy of the court statement. It also contains several documents and pieces of correspondence from the war years relating to monetary compensation and real estate transactions.
 

Series 3 Photographs

Physical Description: (11 folders)
 

Subseries 3.1 Friends' photographs: Gifts to family

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This series contains portraits and photographs given to the family during the pre-war years.
 

Subseries 3.2 Family photographs

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This series contains pre- and post-war family photographs, including several formal group photographs from Pasadena Union Presbyterian Church and Altadena Presbyterian, Lincoln Elementary School classes and programs, and women's clubs.
 

Subseries 3.3 Panoramic organization photographs

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This series contains pre-war panoramic photographs documenting groups and activities, including a funeral, Niigata kenjinkai picnic lunches, church anniversaries, and both public school and Japanese school groups.
 

Series 4 Ephemera

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series of items includes a fan, a wall hanging, books, photocopies of magazine articles, and several phonograph records.