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Ichiyasu, Makiko, 1912-1970



  • Existence: 1912 - 1970

Makiko “Maki” Ichiyasu (1912-1970) was born in Alameda, California, to Hirotaka Ichiyasu and Tsuya Mizote. She studied economic sociology at Mills College in Oakland, California, and was working for the Japanese Young Women’s Christian Association in Los Angeles by the 1930s. She was incarcerated during World War II and relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after the war. Ichiyasu later lived in Hawaii and died in Santa Cruz, California.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Makiko Ichiyasu photograph albums of California

Call Number: WA Photos 1271
Overview: Photograph albums compiled by Makiko Ichiyasu of life in southern California, 1922-1945. Depicted are Ichiyasu, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as Young Women’s Christian Association events. Identified locations include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Watsonville, Sonora, and Russian River. One album documents Ichiyasu’s travels to Hawaii with YWCA acquaintances (Box 3); another documents her travels with friends to Arizona and Utah (Box 5). Multiple photographs appear to have been taken in...
Dates: 1922-1945