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Dates:
1908
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1908
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1909
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1915
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1915
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1939
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0930
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Tokita, Kamekichi
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 2010
bulk 1900-1948
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered personal papers of Seattle area painter Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to circa 2010 with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to 1948. The papers include biographical materials, including documents about the closing of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp in Idaho; correspondence; three diaries written in Japanese documenting Tokita's war time experiences and relocation to Minidoka, two earlier notebooks, also written in Japanese, and scattered notes; a few personal business records; printed materials; one scrapbook; sketches; and one family photograph album.

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Dates:
1923-circa 2010
Level:
series
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

There are three diaries written by Tokita (in Japanese) between December 7, 1941 and 1944 while the family was confined in the Minidoka Relocation Camp in Idaho. It is unclear which diary is the first of the three, but there is a transcript translated from prewar to modern Japanese by Haruo Takasugi and subsequently translated from modern Japanese...

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Dates:
1934-1985
Level:
series
Size:
4 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials include an immigration document for Kamekichi and Karuko Tokita; a file relating to the closure of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp; a file on the Public Works of Art Project which contains a report, bulletins, and two letters, including one from Edward Bruce dated 1934. There is also a biographical sketch on Toki...

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Dates:
1912-1987
Level:
series
Size:
(box 5-6 and 10, 0.75 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.truealle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains letters, legal documents, printed material, and photographs concerning True's mural projects for the state capitol buildings of Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, and Wyoming. True acted as color consultant for the Bureau of Reclamation on Bouder Dam and Grand Coulee Dam (Washington State) and during the construction of several oth...

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