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The Oliver Clubs: Sports and Community in Japanese American Los Angeles

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In 1917, a teacher in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles named Nellie G. Oliver began sponsoring a social and athetlic club for local Japanese American youth. Over the ...

Koyasan Buddhist Temple Collection

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History and photographs detailing the institutional history of Koyasan Buddhist temple in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, California. Posted by the Little Tokyo Historical Society, courtesy of Koyasan Buddhist Temple ...

Little Tokyo Walking Tours

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Photographs from walking tours of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles led by the Little Tokyo Historical Society and the Los Angeles Conservancy.

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The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) was formed in Los Angeles in 2006 with the following mission:
1) To bring together people with a mutual interest in the history of Little Tokyo;
2) To collect stories, photographs, documents, and other historic materials;
3) To share these stories and materials with the broader community through digital archiving, publications, exhibits, and other means; and
4) To preserve these materials for future generations.

http://www.littletokyohs.org/

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  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns

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