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Year: 1933

Establishment of Yomiuri Branch Office in Hearst

This is a company announcement about the Yomiuri Shimbun has established a New York branch office in Hearst’s headq...

Published 03/15/2021

Oral History

Year: 1934-

Toshio Kiso

Born in San Diego, California, Toshio Kiso was raised in Japan and Manchuria by his mother while his father remaine...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Oral History

Year: 1934-

Suki Terada Ports

Suki Terada Ports was born and raised in New York City. Her father was born and raised in Hawaii, graduated from th...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Media

Year: 1934

US-Japan Opinion Exchange Meeting Inviting US Media Executives

An article about the discussion meeting held by the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. In addi...

Source: Mainichi Shimbun provided

Published 03/15/2021

Community

Year: 1938-

The New York Buddhist Church (NYBC)

The New York Buddhist Church was founded by Rev. Hozen Seki in 1938. He was detained during WWII, but the church co...

Source: JAA

Published 03/20/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1939

World’s Fair – Japanese Pavilion

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division, Gottscho-Schleisner Collection [reproduction number, e.g., LC-G612-T-45094])

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1940

The photo of the visit by President Kawai, Mitsubishi Electric, to NY (Dinner reception on June 12, 1940)

Three photos of dinner reception at Rockefeller Center Club by Westinghouse Electric International Corporation on J...

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Published 03/15/2021

Oral History

Year: 1941

I Will Live Strong; New York Japanese American Experiences During World War II

On December 7, I94I, the day that Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, The New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia issued...

Source: Japanese American National Museum (JANM) Quarterly

Published 03/15/2021

Community

Year: 1941

Kuro Murase with Kichisaburo Nomura and the Japanese Community

On March 3, 1941, the Japanese Association of New York possibly took the photo at a welcome party for Kichisaburo N...

Source: Jiro Murase

Published 03/15/2021

Education

Year: 1941

Japan Institute Closing

On December 9th, 1941, a day after the US declared war on Japan, the Japan Institute in New York discontinued its a...

Source: Library of Congress

Published 03/15/2021

Community

Year: 1944-

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) New York Chapter

In 1944 the New York Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League was formed with Al Funabashi as the first Cha...

Source: JAA

Published 03/20/2021

Business

Year: 1947

Noritake Japanese Porcelain

Ichizaemon Morimura established the trading firm Morimura-gumi in Tokyo in 1876. The same year, he sent his younger...

Source: NORITAKE CO., LIMITED

Published 08/19/2021