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Finding Aid for the Yoshio Nishimura Papers, ca. 1919-1947
2010  
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Description
Yoshio Nishimura was born ca. 1875 in Nara Prefecture, Japan, and raised in Hokkaid. He arrived in the United States ca. 1906. He was a laborer, socialist, and newspaperman; editor for Kyy (the Kyoyu Times) and Rd no Chikara ( The Workers' Power), both printed for Japanese laborers in the United States. He was also a reporter for the fu Nipp ( Sacramento Daily News) (1939-41); his pen name was Kantaishi. The collection consists primarily of correspondence related to the life of Yoshio Nishimura. Some of the materials in this collection are in Japanese.
Background
Nishimura was born ca. 1875; a native of Nara Prefecture and raised in Hokkaid, he arrived in the United States ca. 1906; was a laborer, socialist and newspaperman; editor for Kyy (the Kyoyu Times) and Rd no Chikara (The Workers' Power), both printed for Japanese laborers in the United States; reporter for the fu Nipp (Sacramento Daily News) (1939-41); his pen name was Kantaishi.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.