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Mitsuru Yagura and young man standing on wooden walkway at Poston incarceration camp
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of Mitsuru Yagura in military 442nd Regiment uniform with his arm around a young man of Japanese descent standing in front of a landscaped garden at Poston Incarceration Camp. From Hashimoto Poston Photograph Album, page 28.
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, 4.5 x 3.25 inches
World War II--Military service--442nd Regimental Combat Team
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Men
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--Arizona
Poston, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Hashimoto Family Collection

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