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

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Migrating to America

In 1885 a large number of Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaii, soon after around the mid-1890’s many secondary-migrated to the U.S. Mainland. Of those who came to California, a large number settled in the San Fernando Valley.

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Takeuchi Family Portrait in Japan, circa 1905
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Image Contributed by: Ritsuo Takeuchi Names of people: Fujiko Kusumi - Imai, Irene Imai (baby), servant girl (right) Date: circa 1905 Place: Niigata (Tokyo), Japan Photograph by: Original Photo size: ... More »

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