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Abstract Arthur Macdonald Dole graduated from Pomona College in 1896. Throughout his life he was invested in the college as well as numerous other community organizations. This collection includes his family, civic, and business papers. There is correspondence relating to the history of Pomona College, a Civil War era diary by William B. Dole, and artwork by Arthur's wife, Fanny. There are also records and correspondence relating to the financial interests of the Dole family, including a furniture...
Abstract This collection contains the papers of John Howe Gleason, Pomona College professor of English History. Gleason led a distinguished teaching career and authored texts on English and British history. He travelled extensively in Europe, studied at Oxford University, and earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. This collection contains book reviews authored by Gleason, reviews by others of his own work, research notes, correspondence, news clippings, navy training manuals, and maps.
Dates: 1940-1992 and undated
Abstract A collection of 33 original photographs from the Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. The black and white images depict the people of the camp, their living quarters, and daily life.The Heart Mountain War Relocation Center opened in June 1942 and closed on November 10, 1945. It was one of ten concentration camps used for the internment of Japanese Americans evicted from the West Coast Exclusion Zone during World War II.The photographs were taken by...
Abstract Kenzo R. Koike was a Japanese American, born in 1920 in Seattle, Washington. At the age of 12, his family moved to Los Angeles, where he attended middle school, high school, and college. In 1942, the Koike family was removed from their Los Angeles home and sent to Heart Mountain Relocation center in Wyoming. By 1943, Kenzo Koike was drafted into the United States Army, where he served as a translator in Japan from 1945 to 1946. This collection includes documents and photographs from Koike’s...
Dates: 1921-1967 and undated; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1948
Abstract Dennis G. “Denny” Kruska, a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Hughes Aircraft physicist, venture capitalist researcher, printing consultant, historical author and bibliographer and collector of Yosemite and Sierra Nevada materials amassed this collection of Japanese American internment items. The collection covers a wide variety of materials, ranging from 1905 to 2013 which are arranged into six series, with like materials being grouped together, including newspapers and...
Abstract This is a collection of the personal papers of Arthur Mayers, and it includes papers from the Unity Club of the Los Angeles Fellowship, items from the Lost Angeles Police Department's civilian defense program, personal photographs, and travel memorabilia from Concord, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1906 - 1943
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Arthur Henry Thomas Millier, Los Angeles Times art critic, and his family. Highly active in the early twentieth century Los Angeles art scene, Millier was responsible for helping to establish the reputations of California artists such as Emil Kosa and Millard Sheets, among others. This archive contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, and other personal materials from the Millier family. Items of note include original etchings by...
Dates: 1921 - 1975
Abstract Emeritus Professor of Economics (Claremont Graduate School, Ph. D., 1971), William Brand Simpson served as Special Agent in the Counter Intelligence Corps, U.S. Army during World War II, mainly in the Philippines and Japan. The manuscript and published materials contained within this collection were collected and assembled by Simpson and consist of newspapers, periodicals, correspondence, maps, military documents, including declassified items, and a variety of publications - government,...
Abstract This collection consists of a variety of materials from Ken Tamura’s life. Ken Tamura was 2nd generation Japanese American born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, in 1923. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, his family was sent to a relocation center in Pomona (California), and then relocated to Heart Mountain internment camp in Wyoming. In 1942, an old friend was able to sponsor Ken Tamura to leave the internment facility, and he moved to Chicago. In 1944, he was drafted by the United...
Scope and Contents A collection of approximately 70 letters with several accompanying photographs, occasional handwritten illustrations, and postcards from Sergeant Wilfred D. Carnes, an Au Sable Forks, New York native to his family while serving in World War II from 1943 until 1945. The collection also contains correspondence received by Carnes and an application for National Service life insurance.
Dates: 1941-1947 and undated; Majority of material found within 1943-1945