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To Sue chan, sincerely from Bessie
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Photograph of Bessie, a young woman of Japanese descent standing next to a newly planted tree and garden hose in front of a barrack. Handwritten note reads: To Sue chan, sincerely from Bessie. Title from note. From Hashimoto Poston Photograph Album, page 23.
Suyeko Sue Hashimoto (nee Yagura) was born in 1921 in Sanger, California to Nakazo and Chiye Yagura. She was incarcerated in Poston, Arizona. Her brother, Mitsuru “Mits” Yagura served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and participated in the rescue of the Lost Battalion. Sue married Yasuo Hashimoto, the second son of a farming family in the Bradshaw area of Sacramento, California.
black and white, 2.75 x 2.75 inches
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Nisei
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Geographic communities--Arizona
Poston, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Hashimoto Family Collection

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