Enlarge Enlarge Licensing

Photo contributed by: Tamaru “Tom” Fujimoto

Names of people: Fujiko Fujimoto and Kiju Fujimoto

Date: circa 1930

Place: Ventura, CA, U.S.A.

Photograph by: Toshiko Fujimoto

Photo size: 3.5” x 5” inches / 8.9 x 12.7 cm

Description: Pictured in this photo is Kiju Fujimoto (1889-1984) with her second eldest daughter, Fujiko Fujimoto (1919-present), and their bosses German Shepard, Topa Topa. Kiju Fujimoto came to the United States as a picture bride from Kumamoto, Japan. She came to the United States and married Hichizo Fujimoto (1877-1958) and had two daughters, Toshiko Fujimoto (1917-2005) and Fujiko Fujimoto (1919-present), and two sons, Tamotsu Fujimoto (1920-passed away at 4 months), and Tamaru “Tom” Fujimoto (1921-present). When they settled in America, they worked as farmers in Ventura, Oxnard and Roscoe. Tamaru “Tom” Fujimoto had said it was, “real good getting a car during the depression, some guys weren’t eating too much and couldn’t find work”.

© California State University, Northridge 2008

For more information about this project, please contact:
Edith Chen, Professor Asian American Studies Dept.
18111 Nordhoff St., JR 340
Northridge, CA 91330-8251

Nancy Takayama
San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center

CSUNAsianAmericanStudies — Atualizado em Mar 30 2011 7:55 p.m.

Login or register
to contribute to the Nikkei Album

Welcome to the NEW Nikkei Album!

We've launched Nikkei Album in beta, so everyone can now start uploading and creating their own albums. There may be things that don't work quite right yet. Please email us to report any errors.

Browse the Nikkei Album

Kizuna 2020: Bondade e solidariedade nikkeis durante a pandemia da COVID-19

Leia as histórias e compartilhe as suas!

Mais do Que um Jogo: Esporte Nikkei

Leia as histórias Esporte Nikkeis >>

Receba novidades

Cadastre-se para novidades por e-mail

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Apoie o projeto

Descubra Nikkei

O site Descubra Nikkei é um lugar once você pode se conectar com outras pessoas e assim participar nas experiências dos nikkeis. Para continuar a manter e expandir este projeto, nós precisamos da sua ajuda!

Maneiras de ajudar >>

Projeto do Japanese American National Museum

Patrocinador principal: The Nippon Foundation