Finding aid for the Henry Thomas Tanaka Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Tanaka, Henry Thomas
Title: Henry Thomas Tanaka Papers
Dates: 1942-1976
Extent: 11.90 linear feet (14 containers)
Abstract: Henry Thomas Tanaka (b. 1922) was the national president of the Japanese American Citizens' League. A second generation Japanese American, Tanaka was born in Oregon, placed in an internment camp during World War II, and subsequently resettled in Cleveland, Ohio, where he became a leader in Japanese American affairs. The collection consists of minutes, agendas, correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial records, membership lists, histories, news releases, publications and other records of the Japanese American Citizens' League, and records collected by Henry Tanaka and Rev. Katsuichi Satow on issues of Japanese interest.
MS Number MS 3680
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English and Japanese