Date based on Yoshida's address on cover of notebook. Starting in 1974 he lived at a different Chicago address (information from Yoshida, Ray. 2013. Ray Yoshida's Museum of Extraordinary Values, p. 11). Notebook contains lists of Japanese vocabulary words and verb conjugations. Most pages are blank. Several loose pages of notes on the study of Japanese are tucked into notebook. Seven pages at end of notebook have sketches in ball-point pen. Only one representative page has been scanned.
Ray Yoshida Japanese language notebook, not after 1974. Ray Yoshida papers, 1903-2010, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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