"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world

is but the biography of great men."
                                                                   Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881

  Museums & Exhibitions (Past & Present)   Buyers, Sellers & Patrons
Manzanar National Historic Site
 US National Park Service

Address:
 PO Box 426
 5001 Hwy 395
 Independence, CA 93526

Ph: 760-876-2194

Japanese American National Museum
 Hirasaki National Resource Center
 Permanent Collection

Address:
 369 East First Street
 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ph: 213-625-0414


The Gerald R. Ford Museum
 Exhibit 1999

Eastern California Museum
 Permanent Collection

Address:
  155 Grant St.,
  P.O. Box 206
  Independence, CA 93526

Ph: 760-878-0258, 878-0364

Some Stores that sold Takahashi Birds in the past:
  Ambercrombie & Fitch Co.
   Gumps Department Stores
   Von Lengerke & Antoine
Dedicated Beloved Patron
   Merle & Amy Erickson
  News Paper Articles & Write-ups   Historical Documents (Internment camp, notifications, etc.)

"Takahashi birds find nest..."

Local Pair Engaged In Unique Industry..."

Birds are their business..."

Those New Artistic Shoulder Pin Birds are Wood-Carved By Garden Grove Couple..."

Self-Made Artists In Wood And Paint Carve Out A New Career..."

Mrs. Kiyoka Takahashi displays some of her bird-shaped lapel pins

Christian Science Monitor 1946

Vintage Collection

Daily News 1959

Santa Ana Register 1946

The Story

The Birds

Antiques Roadshow

Antique West

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Speaker: Masako Kawase: Fullerton Branch, CA

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Speaker: Masako Kawase: Fullerton Branch, CA

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Speaker: Masako Kawase: Fullerton Branch, CA

Mananzar Intrepretive Center Takahashi Bird Display

Yoneguma with his brother Shigeo before being sent to Internment early 1940's

Yoneguma with his brother Shigeo before being sent to Internment early 1940's

Long Beach Public Library Main Branch: Takahashi Display 2007

Poston Camp Information Bulletin"

Poston Camp; Typical Block Plan"

Notice of Classification Local Board No. 173,
Orange County, CA"

Yoneguma's request for Re-classification"

Bird Crafting School Membership Certificate of adult education from Poston, Arizona Camp"

Request for storage of Property - form - given to Japanese Americans by War Relocation Authority"

Law #100-383 Civil Liberties act, Signed Into Public Law by Ronald Reagan..."


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