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RIP, Fred Jordan, Datsun Heritage Museum Founder

We interrupt our 2011 JCCS coverage to bring you some sad news. Fred Jordan, founder of the Datsun Heritage Museum, has passed away. UPDATE.

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SoCal Roadsters Toy Drive @ Datsun Heritage Museum

The SoCal Roasters Owners Club held their annual charity toy drive at the Datsun Heritage Museum last weekend. We’re always looking for an excuse to head down to the DHM, so Dan and I hopped into the Toyota and away … Continue reading

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Mr. K's 100th Birthday Party at the Datsun Heritage Museum

As we mentioned last week, the Datsun Heritage Museum observed Mr. K’s 100th birthday on September 19.¬† A Datsun-only car show was held in Katayama-san’s honor, and here are the photos. Lest we be found guilty of portraying Zs and … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday to Mr. K!

Yutaka “Mr. K” Katayama, president of Nissan USA during the heyday of the Datsun brand, turns 100 today! Mr. K was dispatched to the US in 1960 to handle the west coast operations of a little known startup marque from … Continue reading

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