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Rev. Kogan Yoshizumi Papers
96.373.1  
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Description
Rev. Kogan Yoshizumi (1894-1975) was the Buddhist priest of the Soto Mission of Aiea in Hawaii on Oahu. Rev. Yoshizumi was arrested and detained at Sand Island after the attack on Pearl Harbor and was subsequently transferred to a series of detention centers on the mainland. This collection documents his World War II journey through his collected correspondence.
Background
Reverend Kogan Yoshizumi was born on May 10, 1894. He was admitted to the Territory of Hawaii on October 10, 1927. From 1927, Yoshizumi was the Buddhist priest of the Soto Mission of Aiea on Oahu.
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1 folder
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Hirasaki National Resource Center at the Japanese American National Museum (hnrc@janm.org).
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment. Please contact the Japanese American National Museum's Manabi and Sumi Hirasaki National Resource Center at (213) 830-5680 or hnrc@janm.org to schedule an appointment.