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Album of the Week

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Soshiro Kiyama Collection (2004.7.1)

Black & white footage of the Los Angeles 7th Street produce market, farming, festival at night, family life and a Catholic church service in Los Angeles, California, ca. 1930s. Includes footage of men packing and selling produce at open market, workers harvesting and tending fields, dog and puppies, blimp passing ...

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Nima of the Month

jaykun (San Diego, California, United States)

Jay Horinouchi is a Japanese American artist now working as an interpreter/designer in San Diego, California after living in Tokyo, Japan for about six years. Originally from Northern California, he graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Although he has only shared one story on Discover Nikkei (about his experience in Japan following the 2011 earthquake), Jay has made his mark on the project artistically. He is the creator of many of our Nikkei Chronicles logos—ITADAKIMASU!, Nikkei+, Itadakimasu 2!, and this year’s Nikkei Roots.

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