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Telling Our Stories: Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley, 1910's - 1970's

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Principal Investigator: Edith Chen

Community Director: Nancy Takayama

Research Team-Cal State University Asian American Studies Students:

Cecile Asuncion

Teddy Avila

Tiffany Cheng

Jean-Paul deGuzman

Eve Green

Lindy Fujimoto

Patricia Gopez

Yen Hoang

Amy Ikeda

Ryan Ito

Lori Monji

Joseph Kim

Scott Mitsunaga

Caroline Moya

Dinah Nghiem

Peter Ngotngamwong

Stephanie Ngueyn

Faith Ramirez

Michael Razon

Machiko Uyeno

Everett Wong

Tiffanie Young

Library advisors:
Robert Marshall, Special Collections Archivist
Mary Woodley, Collection Development Coordinator

Kris Tacsik, Map Curator, Map Library
Susanna Eng, Asian American Studies Librarian

Curriculum Consultant:
Joyce Burnstein

Media Assistance:

Patricia Miller, Barbara Ann Ward Language Lab

Nikkei Album consultants:

Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda, Japanese American National Museum

Bobby Okinaka, Japanese American National Museum

CSUN Web Development advisors:

Lynn Lampert

David Moon

Elizabeth Altman

Video assistance: Tony Hillbruner

Academic Consultants:

Jorge Garcia

Gordon Nakagawa

George Uba

Laura Uba

Community Advisors:

Nancy Takayama

Hal Suetsugu

Administrative Assistance:

Janaki Bowerman

Reyna Kennedy

Eve Green

Cecilia Lu

Molly Ngueyn

Deborah Arroyo

Janet Wong

Norine Galvin

CSUN Public Relations:

Brenda Roberts

Carmen Chandler

Past Funding:

The John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation

Special Acknowledgements to:

Lane Hirabayashi, Chair, George and Sakaye Aratani Professorship in Japanese American Redress, Internment and Community, UCLA

Based on this original

"Two Freds" circa 1950's
uploaded by CSUNAsianAmericanStudies
Photograph contributed by Bill Watanabe. Names of people: Fred Sakurai, Fred Ishihara Date: Circa 1950's Place: Sun Valley, CA, U.S.A. Photograph by: Unknown Photo size: Unknown Description: Fred Sakurai and ... More »

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