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Title
Men sitting on truck
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1943
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Photograph of five men sitting on the hood of a car, possibly a Ford, at or near the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Photo from: Satoru Maeda Heart Mountain Photo Album (csudh_mae_0001), page 15.
Satoru Maeda Heart Mountain Photo Album complied by a Kibei Nisei who was incarcerated in the Heart Mountain camp in Cody, Wyoming, transferred to the Tule Lake Segregation Center in Newell, California, and sent to the Santa Fe Internment Camp in Santa Fe, New Mexico during World War II. It contains photographs mostly taken in the Heart Mountain camp, documenting life in the camp during World War II. Photographed are the facilities, jobs, sports events, and social activities at the camp. Included are interiors of a mess hall, laundry room, shower room, washroom, barber, and offices, buildings and workers of a fire station and police station, ambulance, electric panels, guard tower, livestock, construction sites including an irrigation canal or possibly the Heart Mountain Canal constructed by incarcerees, timber and farm workers, sports events for judo, baseball, and sumo, Bon dance, music performance, calligraphy class, and a trip to Yellowstone National Park. There are also photographs of the incarcerees who are being sent from the Heart Mountain camp to the Tule Lake Segregation Center and group photographs of male internees, presumably Issei and Kibei Nisei, in the Santa Fe Internment Camp in New Mexico as well as few photographs taken during the prewar time period.
Type
image
Format
Photographs; Albums
black and white, 3 x 4.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
mae_01_17_053
csudh_mae_0052
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/44983
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Men
Place
Cody, Wyoming
Incarceration Camps--Heart Mountain
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c82z1ccn/
Satoru Maeda Heart Mountain Photo Album

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