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  • Finding Aid for the Akahori Family papers, ca. 1908-1965
    in various business ventures many of which proved unsuccessful These ventures included a legal office a commercial company and an advertising agency Following a particularly messy financial fallout he moved to Seattle to work for a couple of Japanese language newspapers based in the Pacific Northwest region Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor he was arrested by FBI agents as a suspect enemy alien and thereafter moved from one internment camp to another until he was finally released in March 1946 Following the War he and his family resettled in Los Angeles California and he began publishing the Town Crier a mimeographed Japanese language daily Throughout his life he went by various pen names and aliases such as Meishu Bennaishi Bennosuke Manako and Hyoroku Oishi He was known among his American friends as Ben He married twice He had two sons from his first marriage and a daughter Tomoko Marjorie from his second Masaru Akahori 1884 Writer businessman and newspaper publisher A native of Tokushima Prefecture he graduated from Tokushima Chugakko characters Tokushima Middle School at which Toyohiko Kagawa a well known Christian social reformer and labor leader was his senior classmate Masaru arrived in the United States in 1904 initially resided in the San Francisco Bay Area and later worked in Sacramento and Placerville California as a reporter of a Japanese language press In 1919 he went back to Japan to work as a reporter for the Yomiuri Shimbun characters in Tokyo He returned to America in 1922 and was involved in various business ventures in Southern California including the Akahori Horitsu Jimusho characters Akahori Legal Office and the American Oriental Advertising Company AOC Many of these ventures proved unsuccessful and his financial entanglement with business partners of the AOC resulted in his abscondence from his Terminal Island community Subsequently he fled to Seattle Washington where he became Managing Editor of the Taihoku Nippo characters The Great Northern Daily News and also served as the Pacific Northwest region correspondent of the Nichibei Shimbun characters The Japanese American News of San Francisco one of the largest and influential Japanese language newspapers in America until World War II broke out Immediately after the Pearl Harbor attack he was arrested by FBI agents as a suspected enemy alien and was incarcerated in various internment camps including Fort Missoula Lordsburg Santa Fe and Crystal City When he was finally released from the internment camp in March 1946 he and his family were resettled in Los Angeles In the following month he began publishing the Town Crier a mimeographed Japanese language daily in Little Tokyo He married twice He had two sons Seikichi Julius and Sakuzo both residing in Japan from his first marriage to Mikie Miki and a Nisei daughter Tomoko Marjorie from his second to Kiku Ishizuka His pen names and aliases included Meishu Bennaishi Bennosuke Manako and Hyroku Oishi He was known as Ben M Akahori among his American friends Extent 19 5 linear ft 39 boxes 1 oversize box

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  • Inventory of the Said Hyder Akbar Sound Recordings
    items Contact Hoover Institution View entire collection guide PDF 93 50 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Sound recordings relating to conditions in Afghanistan Extent 1 manuscript box 0 4 linear feet 17 cassettes and 25 MiniDiscs Restrictions For copyright status please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Availability Collection is open for research Collection Overview Collection Details Collection Summary Administrative

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  • Guide to the Kurt Akeley Papers
    research and product development for Silicon Graphics Inc Background Kurt Akeley one of the founders of Silicon Graphics Incorporated earned his M S E E from Stanford University in 1982 He has published papers on computer graphics architectures and taught courses on graphics programming at the annual SIGGRAPH conferences Extent 22 5 Linear feet 15 boxes and 550 megabytes Restrictions Property rights reside with the repository Literary rights reside with

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  • Overview of the F. Akhmedov translation : Western liberal anticommunism branded attack on USSR
    No online items Contact Hoover Institution View entire collection guide PDF 77 14 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Translation by the United States Joint Publications Research Service of an article published in the Baku newspaper Bakinskiĭ rabochiĭ 1968 May 28 Extent 1 volume 7 p 1 folder 0 1 linear feet Restrictions For copyright status please contact the Hoover

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  • Register of the David Akin Audiorecordings MSS.448
    Special Collections and Archives View entire collection guide PDF 104 11 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description The audiorecordings of David Akin an American anthropologist specializing in Kwaio culture of the Solomon Islands includes cassette audio recordings largely in the Kwaio lanuage or Pidgin English with a typescript index The collection also includes two annotated photocopies of Roger Keesing s Kwaio Dictionary with notes and additional words supplied by Akin Background David Wallace Akin received his Ph D from the University of Hawaii in 1993 His doctoral thesis Negotiating Culture in East Kwaio Malaita Solomon Islands analyzed the social life and customs in the Solomon Islands and was based on Akin s extensive research of the Kwaio people Much of Akin s knowledge about the Solomon Islands came from his time spent with the Kwaio where he spent 5 years volunteering at the Kwaio Cultural Center as well as from his correspondence with anthropologist Roger Keesing Extent 2 8 lin ft 1 archives box and 12 card file boxes Restrictions Audiorecordings may not be copied without written permission from David Akin Availability Audiorecordings may not be used without written permission

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  • Inventory of the Samuel B. Akins Papers
    as an Extension agent for the Agricultural Experiment Station in Shafter California After his retirement Akins bought a farm in Strathmore California and continued to work on cotton improvements and water conservation The collection contains correspondence and printed materials as well as photograph and slides relating to cotton farming and legislation Background Samuel Bernice Akins was born on August 5 1908 in Voss Texas Akins served as an extension agent for the Agricultural Experiment Station in Shafter California He also worked with the Farm Program Development and Analysis program in Washington D C and helped the Roosevelt Administration set up cotton programs for the New Deal After his retirement from the USDA in 1950 Akins bought a farm in Strathmore California and continued to work on cotton improvements and water conservation Extent 0 4 linear feet Restrictions Copyright is protected by the copyright law chapter 17 of the U S Code All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections General Library University of California Davis as the owner of the physical items and is

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  • Zoë Akins Papers: Finding Aid
    correspondence with various literary theatrical and motion picture figures of the first half of the twentieth century There are also manuscripts of novels plays poems short stories outlines for plays and articles There is also correspondence related to her husband Hugo Rumbold d 1932 and the Rumbold family Background Zoë Akins 1886 1958 was a dramatist novelist poet and screenwriter Born in Humansville Missouri on 30 October she was educated at home before attending Monticello Seminary in Godfrey Illinois and Hosmer Hall in St Louis While a teenager in St Louis Akins wrote poetry and criticism for William Marion Reedy s Mirror in 1905 she moved to New York to be an actress but eventually found writing to be her true talent Her early plays include Iseult the Fair Papa The Magical City and the moderately successful Déclassée with Ethel Barrymore Extent 7 354 pieces in 185 boxes ephemera Restrictions The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material nor does it charge fees for such activities The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder if there is one and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher Availability Open to qualified

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  • Finding Aid for the Zoë Akins Papers, 1915-1958
    relocated to California in 1928 A playwright Akins plays enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s and 1930s on Broadway and in screen adaptations The collection consists of Zoë Akins s literary manuscripts of plays screenplays and stories Also includes bibliographical material and a report of the Zoë Akins Collection at the Huntington Library Background Akins was born on October 30 1886 in Humansville Missouri early poetry published in the St Louis Mirror her first play produced in New York was The Magical City 1919 Akins was made famous by her theatrical piece D lass starring Ethel Barrymore her plays enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s and 1930s she moved to California in 1928 her Broadway hit The Greeks Had a Word for It 1930 was filmed by Samuel Goldwyn in 1932 won the Pulitzer Prize with her 1935 stage adaptation of Edith Wharton s novel The Old Maid collaborated with George Cukor on film Camille 1936 which starred Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor died on October 29 1958 in Los Angeles Extent 4 boxes 2 linear ft Restrictions Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections Literary rights including copyright are retained by the creators

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