Utaka Hashimoto Papers, 1942-1946 (bulk 1945-1946), undated

(Manuscript Collection #1168)

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Series 1 :
Utaka's Over Sea Souvenir
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Utaka Hashimoto; [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto; & Son in United States, 1942 - 1946
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Shinto Shrine in the Japanese Sea; inside front cover [p.1] (undated) Photographic print. Black and White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • Utaka Hashimoto in military uniform, Fukuoka, Japan [p. 2] (undated) Photographic print. Black and White. 1 item. 1p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #2)
      • Merry Christmas! Post card with Mount Fuji Landscape [p. 3] (ca. 1945) Photographic print. Black and White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #3)
      • Hashimoto, with wife Mitsuyo & son, taken on the way to Bear Lake, during and after Utaka's last furlough before going overseas [p. 4] (July - Aug. 1945) Photographic prints. Color & Black & White (1 color, 2 black and white) 3 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #4)
      • Utaka's Change of Address from 1945 until his return; List of addresses [p. 5 - 6] (ca 1946) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #5)
      • Utaka Hashimoto in the Mountains of Fukuoka, Japan; In Fukuoka, with Doctor in Charge of Civilian Workers; State Capitol Building and "Mormon" Battalion Monument, Salt Lake City, Utah [p. 7] (1942-1946) Photographic prints (Black & White) & Postcard (Color) 3 items. 3 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #6)
      • Corridor and Main Stairways, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, Utah; Mormon Temple Illuminated, Salt Lake City, Utah "where we once took a walk inside [p. 8] (1942-1946). Photographic prints & Postcard. Color & Black & White. 5 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #7)
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Utaka Hashimoto Overseas from United States - Manila, Philippines - Japan, 1945 - 1946
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Domain of the Golden Dragon Certificate, souvenir of Hashimoto's crossing international date line aboard the troopship S.S. JAMES H. KINKAID (WSAT AP USAT- 480) [p. 9] (11 Sept. 1945) Printed form. Color. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #8)
      • Ruins of Manila, Philippines sent by Hashimoto [p. 10 - 11] (11 Oct. 1945). Mimeographed Photograph Clippings. 10 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Hashimoto was in Manila 1 Oct. - 6 Nov. 1945. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #9)
      • Noon Position of S.S. JAMES H. KINKAID, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 8 [p. 12] (6 - 13 Nov. 1945) includes maps off the coast of Japan showing the ships location and information about the ship. Mimeographed Typescript Clippings. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #10)
      • Close Call; Obituary; Farewell by Paul S. Tinsley, Captain of S.S. JAMES H. KINKAID, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 8, No. 1 [p. 13] (13 Nov. 1945). Clippings. 2 items. 2 p., The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 8 [p. 13] (6 - 13 Nov. 1945) Mimeographed Typescript Clippings. 4 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #11)
      • Debarkation Order Number 3; List of Passengers in Debarkation Order, by Paul S. Tinsley, Captain of S.S. JAMES H. KINKAID [p. 14] (12 Nov. 1945) Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #12)
      • Your Newspaper; ATIS Sails!; The S.S. KINDAID; Ship's Officers list; Is This Trip Necessary? [Cartoon] Tokyo; Special Service; Dear Tarzan, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 [p. 15] (6 Nov. 1945). Clippings. Mimeographed Typescript Clippings. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #13)
      • Staff; Mabel; Special Service; Noon Position; Staff; Mabel; Special Service; Noon Position, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 [p. 15-16] [6 Nov. 1945] Mimeographed Typescript Clippings. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #14)
      • Staff; Mabel; Special Service; Noon Position; Staff; Mabel; Special Service; Noon Position, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 [p. 15-16] [6 Nov. 1945] Mimeographed Typescript Clippings. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.A Price of Victory, by Thomas J. F. Quan, a cartoon showing seasick soldiers aboard the S. S. JAMES H. KINKAID, The Kinkaid News, Vol. 1, No. 1 [p. 15-16] [6 Nov. 1945]; Merry Christmas! postcard with Mount Fuji in the background [p. 17] (ca. Nov. - Dec. 1945) Mimeographed Cartoon & Postcard. 2 items. 1 p.  (item #15)
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Utaka Hashimoto in Japan, 1945 - 1946
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Dog Tag Chain [Military Identification Tag Chain] worn by Utaka Hashimoto during his service in the U.S. Army [p. 18] (1945). Ephemera. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #16)
      • Japanese Government Post-World War II 1 - 5 - 10 - 100 - 1000 Peso & 1 - 5 - 10 Centavo banknotes [p. 19 - 21] (undated). Currency. 11 items. 3 p.  (item #17)
      • Merry Christmas! postcards Mount Fuji in Winter & After Snow has melted, Japan [p. 22] (Nov. - Dec. 1945) Postcards. Black & White. 2 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #18)
      • Imperial Japanese Government [Pre-World War II] banknotes [p. 23-24] (undated). Currency. 6 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #19)
      • Pre-World War II Japanese Currency; Draft Plan Is Bared On New Currency; Bank Funds to Be Blocked For Fixed Period - Exchange at Par; & Allied Military Banknotes issued in Japan & Italy [p. 25] (1945) Currency. 6 items. 1 p.   (item #20)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Tokyo, Japan. Telegram to Mitzie Hashimoto, Salt Lake City, Utah [p. 26] (19 Dec. 1945). Telegram. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Western Union; Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #21)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Japan, Painted Christmas Card of Mt. Fuji to his wife Mitzie Hashimoto, Salt Lake City, Utah; also Mitzie Hashimoto telegram to Utaka Hashimoto, Yokohama, Japan [p. 27] (Dec. 1945) Postcard (Color) & Telegram. 2 items. 1 p. Note: Western Union; Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #22)
      • U. S. Military Currency (Post Exchange) 10 Yen Banknote; Domain of the Golden Dragon miniature certificate; Japanese Army Dog Tag [p. 28] (ca. 1945) Currency, Printed form & Ephemera. 3 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #23)
      • Utaka Hashimoto with Army comrades, Japanese relatives and Japanese civilians, in Atsugi, Fukuoka & Omori, Japan [p. 29] (Dec. 1945 - Jan. 1946) Photographic prints. Black & white. 9 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #24)
      • Ruins of Manila, Philippines Collection, including image of Utaka with fellow Japanese-American soldiers and photographs of architecture [p. 30-31] (5 - 14 Nov. 1945) Photographic prints. Black & white. 13 items. 2 p. Note: 1 photographic print has fallen out of its holder and has been tucked behind another; Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #25)
      • Aerial & Other Views of various locations in Japan, including Omori, Nagasaki, Atsugi [Atsuji] Air Field, Yokohama, Hibya Park, Honshu Island, Tokyo; Japanese civilians & relatives including cousins, uncles, aunts, grandparents; Cora Shrine; 127th Infantry base; Yame Gun, Fukuoka; Hashimoto Cemetery [p. 32-42] (Dec. 1945 - Jan. 1946) Photographic prints. Black & white. 114 items. 11 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; English & Japanese language.  (item #26)
      • Japanese Army Uniform Rank Insignia [p. 43] (ca. 1945) Ephemera. 4 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #27)
      • Scenes of Various Unidentified Locations in Japan [p. 44] (ca. 1945] Photographic prints. Black & white. 10 items. 1 p.  (item #28)
      • Letter written in Japanese by unidentified author [p. 45] (ca. 1945) ALS. 1 item 2 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #29)
      • Scenes of Various Unidentified Locations in Japan [p. 46 - 47] (ca. 1945) Photographic prints. Black & white. 16 items. 2 p.  (item #30)
      • Scenes of Various Unidentified Locations in Japan; also Embroidered Fabric Square [p. 48] (ca. 1945) Ephemera & Photographic prints. Black & white. 4 items. 1 p.  (item #31)
      • Japanese Parachute Fragment that Hashimoto Sent to His Wife as a Christmas Gift [p. 49] (ca. 1945) Ephemera. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #32)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Japan, 171st Language Detachment, Letter & Envelope to his wife Mitzie Hashimoto, Salt Lake City, Utah; including portraits of Japanese relatives [p. 50-51] (27 Feb. 1946) ALS & Photographic prints. Black & white. 1 item. 7 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; received on first anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death (11 April 1945).  (item #33)
      • 1945 Philippines. Embroidered handkerchief from Manila, Philippines [p. 51] (1945). Ephemera. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #34)
      • Silk Handkerchief from Japan (ca. 1945) Ephemera. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #35)
      • 40 Point Men To 4th Repl. [Replacement] Depot For Processing; Flow of Airmail From States To Japan Increases; British Wait U. S. Lead on Bread Rationing [p. 53] (28 March - 10 April 1946). Clippings. 3 items. 1 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #36)
      • Utaka Hashimoto Portrait, Kakura Fukuoka, Japan [p. 54] (18 April 1946). Photographic print. Black & white. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #37)
      • Poem: To A Soldier Husband, by Martha Wright; Portrait of a Soldier, by Mary Carolyn Davies [p. 55] (ca. 1946) Clippings. 2 items. 1 p.   (item #38)
      • Letter written in Japanese, by unidentified author [p. 56 - 59] (13 April, 1946) Correspondence. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #39)
      • Letter written in Japanese, by [Utaka Hashimoto]; Envelope addressed to Mitzie Hashimoto [p. 60 - 61] (17 April, 1946) ALS. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #40)
      • Images of Unidentified Locations in Japan, including cemetery; Mrs. Watsoka, Michige, Taniwa [p. 62] (25 April 1946) Photographic prints. Black & white. 5 items. 1p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #41)
      • Kenji Immoka, Wuchide Ashija City, Japan. Envelope addressed to Utaka Hashimoto, Kyoto City, Japan [p. 63] (17 April 1946). ALS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; English & Japanese language.  (item #42)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Kyoto, Japan. Letter & Envelope to his wife Mitzie Hashimoto, Kaysville, Utah, including photographic prints of Unidentified Japanese Woman [p. 64] (19 April 1946) ALS, Photographic prints. Black & White. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzi Hashimoto.   (item #43)
      • Postcards from Japan with Japanese writing, images of Utaka Hashimoto in Japan and Masao Marrimura, Hiroshima, Japan [p. 65 - 66] (ca. 1946) ALS and Photographic prints. Black & White. 5 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzi Hashimoto; Japanese language.  (item #44)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, 163rd Language Detachment, Kyoto Address Slip; Civilian Temporary Pass issued by the office of Headquarters Commandant to Utaka Hashimoto [p. 67] (19 April 1946) Holograph & Printed form. 2 items. 1 p. Note: Japanese language.  (item #45)
      • Letter written by an unknown author (ca. 1946) ALS. 1 item. 7 p. Note: Japanese language.  (item #46)
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Utaka Hashimoto Return to United States, 1945 - 1946
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Szama, Japan. Telegram to his wife in Salt Lake City, Utah expecting early return to the United States; Certificates authorizing Utaka to bring a Japanese saber and other items into the United States [p. 70 - 71] (19 Dec. 1945 - 7 May 1946) Telegram, Holograph notes & Printed forms. 5 items. 2 p. Note: Captioned by Mitzie Hashimoto; English & Japanese language.  (item #47)
      • Utaka Hashimoto & unidentified Japanese civilians [relatives ?] including Grandma & Views of Japan; also unidentified U. S. Army personnel [p. 72 - 78] (ca. 1946) Photographic prints. Black & White. 101 items. 7 p. Note: Captioned by [Mitsuyo] Mitzie Hashimoto.  (item #48)
      • Utaka Hashimoto, Seattle Washington, Telegram to his wife in Kaysville, Utah announcing his safe arrival in the U.S.; images of Japanese-American soldier William Shinaki & Japanese civilian Michinya Kishimoto, in Japan [p. 79] (31 May 1946) Telegram & Photographic prints. Black & white. 5 items. 1 p.  (item #49)
      • Flash! Flash! Seattle Tomorrow. Good Luck and a Quick Trip Home from the Staff of Home Run (Souvenir Issue) Newsletter of the S.S. MARSHALL VICTORY, vol. 14, no. 10 (29 May 1946) Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. 2 p.   (item #50)
      • Military Certificates allowing Utaka Hashimoto to keep a Japanese pistol & saber as souvenirs & stating he is disease & vermin free [p. 81 - 82] (2 Feb. 1946) Mimeographed printed forms. 3 items. 2 p.  (item #51)
      • Envelope with Japanese writing [p. 83] (ca. 1946). ALS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Japanese language.  (item #52)
      • Collection (undated) of envelopes, cards, and documents with Japanese writing [p. 84 - 88] (ca. 1946) ALS & Ephemera. 12 items. 5 p. Note: Japanese language.  (item #53)
      • Japanese 1 - 5 - 10 Yen banknotes [p. 89] (ca. 1946). Currency. 3 items. 1 p. Note: Japanese language.  (item #54)
      • [Murrimara] Masao. Letter & Envelopes to Mitsuyo [Mitzie] San Envelopes [p. 90 - 93] (ca. 1946) ALS. 2 items. 9 p.  (item #55)

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