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Japanese American Military Inductees, 1944
This image shows the residents of the Gila River Relocation Center who signed up for the United States military service. Nagao Fujita is standing second from the right, wearing dark glasses. This is an exterior group portrait.

Actor Toby Otani
This image shows Toby Otani in costume during a live stage performance in Hollywood. Toby is a member of the Otani family of Oxnard. He went on to enjoy an acting career in Hollywood.

Magoichi Takeda Portrait
This image shows Magoichi Takeda seated in a chair for a full studio portrait.

Magoichi Takeda Portrait
This image shows Magoichi Takeda posing for an interior full portrait. He looks into the camera and is wearing a formal suit and tie. He has a medal on his suit.

Shisaku Shimizu in the Takeda Family Store
This image shows Shisaku Shimizu standing inside the Takeda Family Store. Shimizu was a family member who worked in the store. He is buried in the Japanese Cemetery in Oxnard.
Takeda Family Store, 107 1/2 East 7th Street, Oxnard, California.

Sam Kodani With Fishing Pole
This image shows Sam Kodani standing on the exterior steps of Limoneira worker housing. He is holding a fishing pole.

Nao Tagasugi and Joe Kawada With Their Mothers
This image shows graduates Nao Takasugi and Joe Kawada posing with their mothers, Yasuye Takasugi and Mrs. Kawada as they celebrate on their graduation day. The boys are wearing their caps and gowns. Nao gave the Valedictorian Address for the Oxnard…

Max Riave in Army Uniform
Max Riave turned slightly to his right wearing his World War I Army uniform. He is standing in front of steps in front of a building. The bottom of photo has handwriting that reads "Dad-Girls delight 1918."

Yashiharu Inadomi and Friends on Beach
This image shows Yashiharu Inadomi posing for a picture with his friends John Otani and John Nichikawa. The name of the fourth individual is unknown.

Anthony D. Real
Full portrait of Anthony Duarte Real as a young man. He is wearing a gray suit, and a light-colored tie. He is holding a white cap in his right hand. He is looking directly at the viewer. Museum records indicate he is buried in Assumption Cemetery in…

L.A. Poly High School Track Team
Group portrait of nine young men in suits and ties. Five are standing with their arms leaning on one another, and four are seated in front. Museum records indicate this may be the Los Angeles Polytechnic High School Track Team. Max Riave is most…

Gabriel Ruiz
Oval portrait bust of Gabriel Ruiz looking forward wearing a suit with left arm resting in view. Born 1817 at Presidio in Santa Barbara; married 1859; died December 15, 1900 in Ventura at 83 years of age.

Gabriel Ruiz - Full Portrait
Full body portrait of Gabriel Ruiz sitting sideways on a wooden chair with his left arm rested on the back of the chair. He is wearing a light colored suit and staring straight ahead. Gabriel Ruiz was the son of Maria Ygnacio Lugo and Jose Ruiz. Born…

Jose Arturo Ruiz
Portrait of Jose Arturo Ruiz standing straight with full body down to the knees in view. Ruiz is wearing a three-piece suit with a pocket watch chain in view. He is also holding a cowboy hat in his left hand and a walking cane in his right. Jose…

Ulpiano Torigio Ruiz
Rectangular portrait bust of Ulpiano Torigio Ruiz in a suit, smiling and staring straight ahead. Instead of a photograph border marking the bust, the picture fades into the blank portions of the picture. Ulpiano Torigio Ruiz was the fourth child of…

Gabriel Ruiz Circa 1920s
Studio portrait bust of a smiling Gabriel Ruiz in a suit, polka-dotted tie and newsboy cap. Ruiz is sitting in profile and looking opposite, towards the left, with his eyes looking left.

Gabriel Ruiz 1920
Portrait bust of a smiling Gabriel Ruiz sitting in profile and looking straight ahead. He is wearing a dark colored suit and a polka-dotted tie. A signature on the photograph is transcribed as 'Murillo.'

Louisa Ruiz Walker and Walter Walker
Full portrait of Louisa Ruiz Walker and her husband Walter Walker sitting on the steps of the first house that they lived in together. Louisa is wearing a coat with a fur collar and Walter is wearing a suit and holding a fedora in his hands between…

Gordon Ruiz with Mother Maria Nidever Ruiz
Full portrait of Gordon Nidever Ruiz standing with his hands on his belt next to his mother Maria Sinfosa Nidever Ruiz in the garden of their Victoria Street home in Santa Barbara. Maria is holding a can and looking at an out of focus child in the…

Walter Walker
Full seated portrait of Walter Walker with rolled up sleeves and a cigarette in his right hand. Trees and the hills are visible in the background. Walter Walker was the husband of Louisa Ruiz Walker. He died in the 1930s.

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Luis F. Ruiz
Oval portrait bust of Luis F. Ruiz in a dark suit with only the top button buttoned. He is sitting slightly and looking slightly to the right. Luis F. Ruiz was the eighth child of Jose Muermenuto Ruiz. Born February 1, 1882.

Antonio Maria Ruiz
Full portrait of Antonio Maria Ruiz standing and looking straight ahead. He is wearing a dark colored three-piece suit with a visible pocket watch chain, a western bow tie and a top hat in his right arm. A studio backdrop and shrubs are visible in…

White House Baseball Club
Group photo of the White House Baseball Club, a team of young male baseball players in uniform in three rows. In the top row there is a man between two of the players, and is presumably a coach. The coach holds two flags that read "White House." A…

Chinese Domestic Worker in Army Uniform
Full portrait of an unidentified Chinese man in an army uniform and hat. He is standing with his hands behind his back looking at the viewer with a slight smile. Portrait taken in Tacoma, Washington, but according to library records, the man "was a…

Sol N. Sheridan, Jr.
Full portrait of Sol Sheridan, standing with a walking stick in one hand and leaning/resting an arm on an upholstered, fringed chair. Sol is wearing a suit and looking to the left of the viewer. The image has the number "2200" written on it, as well…
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