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Dates:
1923-circa 2010
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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:
1928-1950
Level:
series
Size:
3 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

There are a few scattered personal business records documenting unemployment, sale of the furniture of the Cadillac Hotel, a patent application filed in 1928 by Tokita for a device designed to lift manually-operated vehicles, and a claim made by the Tokita family to the Department of Justice, Office of Alien Property.

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Dates:
circa 1910-1940
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 1-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Published books include an annotated copy of Modern French Painters by Jan Gordon and Japanese books on art and religion. There are exhibition catalogs for group shows in which Tokita participated including various annual exhibitions held at the the Seattle Art Museum and the Group of Twelve exhibition of 1937. Also found are clippings in English ...

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Dates:
1930-1940
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1930-1940
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1930s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1929-1933
Level:
series
Size:
0.1 Linear feet (Box 2-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A scrapbook focuses on Tokita's exhibitions and contains letters from museums, including a letter from Dorothy Morrison of the Seattle Art Museum inviting Tokita to exhibit; clippings in English and Japanese; catalogs; and photographs of works of art.

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Dates:
1929-1933
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Oversized material housed in Box 3, F1

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Dates:
1929-1933
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1910-1940s
Level:
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Size:
0.1 Linear feet (Box 2-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Pencil sketches are unsigned but likely by Tokita. They depict landscapes, people, boats, Japanese architecture and traditional costume. Watercolor drawings are of street scenes and buildings. Also found is a sketch of a sign banning Japanese or those of Japanese-descent.