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Matsukane, Harry Hideo, 1915-2013



  • Existence: 1915 - 2013

Harry Hideo Matsukane (1915-2013) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Akihiro Matsukane and Kiku Izumi. He graduated from the Santa Ana Junior College in California in 1935 and married Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane (1916-2009) after 1940. Bernice Matsukane graduated from Washington Union High School in 1934 and worked as a cosmetologist. The Matsukanes were incarcerated at the Topaz War Relocation Center Site (also known as the Central Utah Relocation Center) from 1942 to 1943. They returned to Orange, California, after their incarceration.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Harry Hideo Matsukane and Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane photograph albums of California life

Call Number: WA Photos 1276
Overview: 5 photograph albums compiled by Harry Hideo Matsukane and 1 photograph album compiled by Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane of their lives in California, circa 1928-1939. Depicted are relatives, classmates, and other acquaintances (many of whom are identified). Photographs compiled by Harry Matsukane were primarily taken in Santa Ana, California, and are chiefly of athletic events, parades, and family automobiles. An album from 1936-1937 documents his travels in Japan to Nakatsugawa, Yawatahama,...
Dates: circa 1928-1939