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Fujimoto family diaries now available online

BY MELANIE RAMIRO RIVERSIDE, Calif. (library.ucr.edu) – On March 11, 1942, the life of one Riverside family was shattered when United States government officials took local farmer Toranosuke Fujimoto into federal custody. His son, George Fujimoto, 21, wrote in his diary that day about his father’s arrest: “Went to school...