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TITLE
Suitcase
 
DESCRIPTION
Suitcase

Family Number 23562
Belonged to Tsuta Inui Takahashi, born in Japan 1902. Contributed by granddaughter.

Leather. Brown (cracked) with tan letters.
24" W x 13" H x 8" D
 
CONTEXT
Upon registration for removal to the relocation centers, Japanese Americans were issued a "family number," used from then on the identify themselves and their belongings during removal and internment.
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of Ann Hotta