Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers: Acknowledgments & Information

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center recognizes Jack and Aiko Herzig for their generous donation of historically significant resources and documents to UCLA, and is grateful to the late Professor Emeritus Don T. Nakanishi for the research vision and potential he saw in the Herzigs' personal papers that would richly benefit scholars and community.


The Center acknowledges its Archival Research and Processing Staff including Marjorie Lee, Martha Nakagawa, Garrett Giffin, Ann Matsushima Chiu, with student assistants Meisan Ly, Rosalee Mouanoutoua, Clarra Lay, Jason Chong Hyun Lee, Hisa Tome, and Kim Yamasaki. Special recognition also to Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga and subject specialist Martha Nakagawa for valuable guidance in processing and arranging the papers. Technical acknowledgments are extended to Tam Nguyen, Linda Ta, and Jamie Chan for developing the Herzig Papers website and crafting user interface design for the project.


The Center is also very grateful for the tremendous collaborative and cooperative working relationship with staff of the UCLA Library Special Collections, particularly those at Southern Regional Library Facilities and Public Services. Special thanks to accessioning archivist Julie Graham, visual ats specialists Octavio Olvera, and manuscript curator Genie Guerard.


Notable recognition also to Center staff who provided immeasurable support and assistance with program planning, logistics, and design: Betty Leung, Barbra Ramos, and Irene Soriano.

This archival collection processing project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program.


Additional funding was received from:

  • Eji Suyama, 100th Bn/442nd RCT Draftees, No-Nos, Draft Resisters and Renunciants Archival Collection Endowment
  • George and Sakaye Aratani Community Advancement Research Endowment (C.A.R.E.)
  • Dr. Sanbo and Kazuko Sakaguchi Research Fund in Japanese American Studies
  • UCLA Asian American Studies Center Friends of the Library/RR Herzig Archival Collection Project



Jack & Aiko Herzig Paper, Collection Processing Project:


This project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

This material received Federal financial assistance for the preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally funded assisted projects.


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