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Title
Letter from Saku Ishida to Atsushi Ishida, January 13, 1943
Creator
Ishida, Saku: author
Nihon Sekijūjisha
International Committee of the Red Cross
American National Red Cross
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-01-13
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
Message to Atsushi Ishida from his mother in Hiroshima, Japan. The message was sent to Artesia, California where Atsushi resided prior to the forced evacuation, but forwarded to Atsushi in Jerome incarceration camp in Arkansas. The message was delivered with the assistance of the Red Cross, including Société de la Croix-Rouge du Japon, Comité international de la Croix-Rouge, and American Red Cross.
2 pages, 8.25 x 5.5 inches, typescript
The Atsushi Ishida Collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, camp newspapers, WRA documents, ephemera, and correspondence, chronicling his time immediately after/during his incarceration in the Jerome camp, Arkansas, and the Tule Lake segregation camp, California. The majority of the photographs in the collection were taken by Atsushi Ishida and he would often develop them in his room in the barracks where he had constructed a makeshift dark room. His photographs depict the life in the incarceration camps, capturing the buildings, such as barracks, guard towers, a hospital, fire station, and warehouse, the workers for farming, laundry, mess hall, and logging, and the sports games in which the incarcerees participated. Photographed are also the farewell scenes in which the incarcerees who were being transferred from the Jerome camp to the Tule Lake segregation camp.
ats_02
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
ats_02_024_001
csudh_ats_0450
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/28781
Language
English
French
Japanese
Subject
Japan--During World War II
Identity and values--Kibei
Place
Hiroshima, Japan
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Atsushi Ishida Collection

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