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Two photographs from the Guadalupe Grammar School. Many of the Japanese American students are from Oceano and San Luis Obispo County and lived at the Children's Home in Guadalupe, California. Paul Kurokawa (born 1915) is pictured in the top…

According to Dawn Kamiya, her father was the only Asian on the basketball team as well. This is a copy of an article by Dan Krieger and friend of Paul Kurokawa.

The SLO (San Luis Obispo) Cubs were the San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church baseball team.

Mabel and Tad Yamada, at their wedding, are at the center of the photograph. To the right of Tad is George Aratani (son of Setsuo Aratani). Tad's parents had a grocery store in Guadalupe, California. George founded Mikasa china company with Yamada as…

Paul Kurokawa's liquor store, built 1960. According to Paul's daughter, Dawn Kamiya, there was not much building going on in the area at the time he built the store: "Nothing ever got built there" until her father built the stores. In describing the…

According to Dawn Kamiya, this building was built in 1950. There's a fish market. Next door to it is the liquor store, with the oldest liquor license in county. It was a white building. Upstairs were apartments. The Kurokawas lived behind the fish…

Florence Kamiya was sent to Gila River Relocation Center, Camp 2. According to Dawn Kamiya (Florence's daughter-in-law), this "greencard" allowed Florence passage in and out of the concentration camps.

Paul Kurokawa and unknown person on the Fourth of July Float on Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California. Paul was 4 years old at the time.

Paul Kurokawa formed the Japanese American Boy Scouts troop, based at the San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church. Paul brought scouts down to Santa Maria for a jamboree. They went via narrow gauge railroad.

Matsuoka was a Kurokawa but as a part of Japanese tradition had taken his wife's name. They are possibly posing here in San Luis Obispo, California by store the family store.

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