Accession 2023.13 - Yoshida Family accession

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Reference code

CA EAL F013-2023.13


Yoshida Family accession


  • [195-] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 boxes, measuring 0.18 linear meters. Contains 27 records, 78rpm.

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Name of creator

Archival history

The music records were inherited by Lisa Benvenuto, granddaughter of Sumiko and Shigeuki Edward Yoshida.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Lisa Benvenuto, 2023.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of 27 records (78 rpm), primarily made of shellac. Some of the records come with lyric sheets. Music is mostly popular Japanese songs from the 1950s. Artists include, but limited to:

Noriko Awaya (1907-1999)
Ikuma Dan (1924-2001)
Yoshi Eguchi (1903-1978)
Akiko Futaba (1915-2011)
Ichiro Fujiyama (1911-1993)
Rokuro Hara (1915-2001)
Ryoichi Hattori (1907-1993)
Tomiko Hattori (1917-1981)
Isao Hayahi (1912-1995)
Miyuki Ishimoto (1924-2009)
Tokiko Iwatani (1916-2013)
Masao Kato (1897-1977)
Matsutaro Kawaguchi (1899-1985)
Noburo Kirishima (1914-1984)
Hakushu Kitahara (1885-1942)
Masao Koga (1904-1978)
Yukie Kubo (1924-2010)
Hachiro Matsui (1919-1976)
Mataichi Matsumura (1898-1992)
Hibari Misora (1937-1989)
Shinpei Nakayama (1887-1952)
Michiko Namiki (1921-2001)
Toshio Nomura (1904-1966)
Atsuro Okamoto
Yoshiaki Omura
Naoyoshi Ozawa
Takao Saeki (1902-1981)
Aiko Saida
Yaso Saijo (1892-1970)
Shunichi Sasaki (1907-1957)
Hachiro Sato (1903-1973)
Sonosuke Sato (1890-1942)
Toroku Takagi (1904-2006)
Koji Truruta (1924-1987)
Gento Uehara (1914-1965)
Hamako Watanabe (1910-1999)
Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920-2014)
Tadashi Yoshida (1921-1998)

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


No future accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Records were kept in original order. Due to the small volume of material, descriptions were kept at Item level without need for Series descriptions. File titles were taken from rough translations of the song titles where possible. They are not meant to be accurate translations.

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Conditions governing access

Please contact the Archivist to receive digital access copies or to have a record player available during the research appointment.

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Language of material

  • Japanese

Script of material

  • Japanese

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Please contact the Archivist for a more detailed file list.

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Related units of description

Shige Yoshida Boy Scouts Collection, 2014.04. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Toronto, ON.

Shigeuki Edward Yoshida artifacts. Scouts Canada National Museum. Ottawa, ON.

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Notes area


The creation of this finding aid was made possible with generous funding from the Frank H. Hori Charitable Foundation, as well as other grants and donations.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created November 11, 2023 by E. Carroll.




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