Sunday, September 12, 2010

Short Update...

Welcome to my blog about saving the life's work of a Japanese American photographer living and working in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles in the post-WWII era.  If you are just joining us for the first time, please scroll to the bottom post and catch up with what we are about here!

I have been talking with other filmmakers and community leaders for days now about this project.  The more I learn, the more interesting and enticing this story is.

And there is media notice for the project now as well.   Several news organizations are picking up the story and if/when I know where the stories are posted, I will put an update here.

This is a very important project for every Angeleno, not just the Japanese-Americans.   The cultural history stacked in my living room right now is almost overwhelming, but I am hopeful that some philanthropy soon will help get the preservation and cataloging process going.

A few posts down, near the beginning, I showed some photos of the giant stack of bags, and my desk and workspace.  Thought I would share a new look at how things are going here...

There are boxes and bags that wouldnt fit into the shot, but thats about 85% of my cache.

I am drowning in files.  

As always, any donations you want to give would be greatly appreciated.  This is a worthy and important project and any support I can get will be fantastic!



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