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Finding Aid for the Shasui Takayanagi Papers, ca. 1943
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Description
Takayanagi was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in northwestern Wyoming near the cities of Cody and Powell. It was one of ten United States government camps used to house Japanese Americans during World War II under the administration of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). It opened in August 1942 and closed in November 1945, holding more than 10,000 internees at its peak. Collection consists of paintings, memorabilia, and ephemera related to Heart Mountain Relocation Camp during the 1940s. Some of the collection is in Japanese.
Background
Takayanagi was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in northwestern Wyoming near the cities of Cody and Powell. It was one of ten U.S. government camps used to house Japanese Americans during World War II under the administration of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). It opened in August 1942 and closed in November 1945, holding more than 10,000 internees at its peak.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.