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Sakamoto Family Photographs

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Date Range
1950-2004
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181077
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records; 17 photographs; 203- 35mm slides; 7- 8mm films
Scope and Content
2018.1077/001: Sakamoto Family Photographs Part 1/2, 14 photographs, 1950-2004? 2018.1077/002: Sakamoto Family Photographs Part 2/2, 3 photographs, 1 information booklet on Shin Buddhism, 1952-1960. Folder. 2018.1077/003-203: Sakamoto Family Slides, 203 slides, 1967-1981. 2018.1077/204-210: 8mm fil…
Date Range
1950-2004
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Sakamoto Family
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records; 17 photographs; 203- 35mm slides; 7- 8mm films
History / Biographical
Masahiro Sakamoto was born in Ruskin, B.C. in 1914, where his family farmed his entire life. He met Asaye Goto while living in the area, and they married in 1936. They eventually moved to Taber, Alberta where Masahiro Sakamoto worked in construction. In 1957, they moved to Lethbridge where he continued to work until his retirement in 1979. Both Masahiro and Asaye Sakamoto were strong in their faith, and attended the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta in Lethbridge. They had six children, 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Their family was always their highest priority.
Scope and Content
2018.1077/001: Sakamoto Family Photographs Part 1/2, 14 photographs, 1950-2004? 2018.1077/002: Sakamoto Family Photographs Part 2/2, 3 photographs, 1 information booklet on Shin Buddhism, 1952-1960. Folder. 2018.1077/003-203: Sakamoto Family Slides, 203 slides, 1967-1981. 2018.1077/204-210: 8mm film on the Sakamoto family.
Accession No.
20181077
Collection
Archive
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