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The digital archive is an ongoing project to collect photos and videos of Little Tokyo's past and present for research, education, and cultural preservation. If you would like us to scan images from your collection to include in our archive, please provide a description in Contact Us.
Below are some examples of some photos we have collected thus far. We also have a collection of videos that can be found by clicking the Digital Video link below.
Joe and Elmer Suski stand with their
"bowl" haircuts, circa 1920. Joe and
Elmer played with one of the first
organized sports leagues in Little Tokyo
called the Oliver Club, established
in 1917 by Nellie Grace Oliver.