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Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

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  • 1919-1994

Jerry Jiro Yasutome was born August 8, 1919, in Portland, Oregon. He married Irene Toshiko Morioka in 1941. Between 1942 and 1946, the Yasutome family was incarcerated by the United States government at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California. The Tule Lake Relocation Center was one of ten American concentration camps to which Japanese Americans were forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. The Yasutomes' son, James Mamoru Yasutome, was born at Tule Lake in 1943. After the family's release from Tule Lake at the end of the war, they returned to Portland, and Jerry Yasutome attended the Northwest School of Photography, circa 1946-1948. He worked as a photographer and photofinisher in Portland. Jerry Yasutome died on July 25, 1994.

Source: "Jerry Jiro Yasutome." Oregonian, The (Portland, OR), July 29, 1994: C04.

Bradley, Henry William, 1813-1891

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  • 1813-1891

Born June 1813; died 27 April 1891. Bradley learned the daguerreotype process in New Orleans, Louisiana, before 1850. In 1850, he moved to San Francisco, California, where he opened a daguerreotype gallery as well as a daguerreotype supply business that he operated until 1878. From 1852 to 1855, Bradley operated the "National Daguerreian Gallery" in San Francisco. He also opened a branch outlet in Sacramento, California. In 1863, Bradley, with William Herman Rulofson, formed a partnership named "Bradley & Rulofson," in San Francisco. Bradley left the firm in 1878. In 1885, Bradley retired to Alameda, California where he continued to photograph.

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