Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani Papers

California State University, Sacramento
University Library
Diaries ; Japan - Emigration and immigration ; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 ; Japanese Americans -- History -- 20th century ; Japanese tea ceremony ; Letters ; Photographs ; Yamoto (Battleship) ; World War II
Collection consists of diaries, letters, photographs, and documents pertaining to Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani, a Japanese-born woman who lived in Isleton, CA. During World War II, her family was incarcerated in the Minidoka and Tule Lake War Relocation Centers. After the war, she moved to Los Angeles and studied tea with Madame Sosei Matsumoto, and became a tea master acknowledged by the Urasenke Headquarters in Japan. The collection also contains letters from her son, Kunio, who served aboard the Yamato battleship during World War II.
Dates covered:
English and Japanese
Citation Sample:
[Identification of item including date], [Folder Title], MSS 2005/01, Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani papers, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University Library, California State University, Sacramento.
Collection policy:
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