He learned English as a boy in missionary schools, and studied the Chinese classics and calligraphy as well. As a young man, Suski was briefly apprenticed in the Osaka Iron Works before travelling to Tokyo to learn photography. Then, at the age of twenty-three, he left Japan for the United States. Suski worked, initially, in a photography studio in San Francisco, but when the earthquake destroyed the studio and much of the city, he moved to Los Angeles and opened his own studio. The income from photography proved to to be insufficient to support his family, so Suski decided to begin, at the age of thirty-eight, studying medicine at USC.
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Located on the first floor of Doheny Memorial Library, the East Asian Library supports the educational and research needs of faculty and students of East Asian studies. While the library supports scholarship in multiple disciplines, its greatest focus is in the humanities and social sciences. USC has maintained a collection of resources related to East Asian studies since the s, but the collection truly began to grow in the s, when World War II sparked renewed interest in the region. The East Asian Library was formally established in Today, the library is built around three core collections: the Chinese Collection, the Japanese Collection, and the Korean Heritage Library.
This collection consists primarily of ephemera and realia related to the Olympic Games, as This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within The China Society of Southern California was founded in as a non-profit cultural organization and is the oldest Sino-American organization of its kind in the United States. The records of the China Society consist primarily of correspondence, board meeting Joseph Cho - is a Korean American journalist, entrepreneur, and politician.