Noguchi Plaza and To the Issei

Bibliography of resources

1. Proposal from the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Inc. to Board of Directors Toyota 20th Anniversary Celebration Fund, July 28, 1978.

2. Letter and proposal from Ruth Watanabe, Friends of Little Tokyo Arts, Inc. to Francis B. Tenny, Japan-United States Friendship Commission, August 29, 1978.

3. Letter from Mayor Tom Bradley to Francis B. Tenny, Japan-United States Friendship Commission, August 30, 1978.

4. Letter from Francis B. Tenny, Japan-United States Friendship Commission, to Ruth Watanabe, Friends of Little Tokyo Arts, Inc., September 11, 1978.

5. Letter from Congressman Edward R. Roybal to Francis B. Tenny, Japan-United States Friendship Commission, September 13, 1978.

6. Letter from Renato Danese, National Endowment for the Arts, to Ruth Watanabe, Friends of Little Tokyo Arts, November 6, 1978.

7. Letter from Miles Kubo, Space Gallery, to Ruth Watanabe, FOLTA, January 1, 1979.

8. Letter from Ruth Watanabe, FOLTA, to Isamu Noguchi, January 7, 1979.

9. Letter from Ruth Watanabe, FOLTA, to Miles Kubo and Joni Gordon, SPACE/NEWSPACE, January 24, 1979.

10. Letter from David C. Martin, Albert C. Martin and Associates, to Isamu Noguchi, May 18, 1979.

11. Letter from Edward Helfeld, Community Redevelopment Agency, to Albert C. Martin, June 6, 1979.

12. Letter from Isamu Noguchi to Les Hamasaki, July 3, 1979.

13. Letter from Edward Helfeld, to Isamu Noguchi, received by Little Tokyo Project Office July 27, 1979.

14. Letter from H. Cooke Sunoo, Community Redevelopment Agency, to Les Hamasaki, FOLTA, September 14, 1979.

15. Letter from Mayor Tom Bradley to Isamu Noguchi, October 12, 1979.

16. Letter from Edward Helfeld to Isamu Noguchi, January 4, 1980.

17. Letter from Isamu Noguchi to Edward Helfeld, January 23, 1980.

18. Letter from Edward Helfeld to Isamu Noguchi, undated.

19. Memorandum from Edward Helfeld to Agency Members re: Award of Contract CDP-LTTK-Plan 8 to Isamu Noguchi for Professional Services to Design and Prepare Contract Documents for the Construction of a Plaza and Related Area of (Parcel 7E-2) in the Little Tokyo Redevelopment Project, February 6, 1980.

20. Letter from Edward Helfeld to Isamu Noguchi, February 19, 1980.

21. Letter from Isamu Noguchi to Edward Helfeld, February 28, 1980.

22. Letter from Edward Helfeld to Isamu Noguchi, March 7, 1980.

23. Letter from Isamu Noguchi to George J. Doizaki, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, March 28, 1980.

24. Letter from Edward Helfeld to Isamu Noguchi, February 10, 1981.

25. Photo, "Japanese Center," Los Angeles Times, March 2, 1980, Part IX, page 2.

26. "Little Tokyo Center Building Completed," Los Angeles Times, March 10, 1980.

27. "Noguchi Comes Home," by William Wilson,Κ Los Angeles Times, March 31, 1980.

28. "A Gift of Theater in Little Tokyo," by Dave Smith,Κ Los Angeles Times, April 17, 1983.

29. "A Gathering Place in Little Tokyo," by William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Part VI, page 1, July 27, 1983.

30. "Plaza Decorates Japanese Center," by Michael Teverbaugh, Downtown News, page 1, August 2, 1983.

31. "Sculpture Gardens to Soothe the Frazzled," by William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Calendar, page 4, September 4, 1983.

32. "Time Capsule Sealed for Next 100 Years in LT Plaza," Rafu Shampo, January 17, 1985.

33. "Trail of Ageless Art Is Noguchi Legacy," by William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Part IV, page 1, January 2, 1989.

34. Interviews of Les Hamasaka by Michael Several, April 1, 1987, May 4, 1987.

35. Interview of Cooke Sunoo by Michael Several, April 8, 1987.



The bibliography has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, October 1997.

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