Kuri Takenaka

Kuri Takenaka


Title Proper Kuri Takenaka
Date(s) 1972-04-26
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file contains one item regarding an interview with Kuri Takenaka. Takenaka was a handyman; incarcerated at Kaslo, he moved to New Denver after WWII with his wife who opened a barber shop. Interview conducted by Maya Koizumi (in Japanese). The file contains interview documentation.
Name of creator
Reynoldston Research and Studies collected this archive of interviews.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.

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Kuri Takenaka
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