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Exterior photograph of group of 26 men standing and squatting in 3 rows in front of an open-sided display area covered with canvas shade as part of the Manzanar Farm Exhibit 1943. On bottom of the photo is written in blue ink: "B. IGUCHI" with an arrow pointing up to a man in the front row of the photo. The caption from the back side reads: 1943 Manzanar Fair Farm Division. Title from caption. Photo from: "Then and now: comparing incarceration era photographs with those from the 1980s" panel created by Shiro "Shi" Nomura (ecm_nom_1900). The Eastern California Museum Object ID for this item is 1994.87.1a. A collection of panel collages created by Shiro and Mary Nomura, both of whom were incarcerated at Manzanar from 1942-1945, for the Eastern California Museum's Manzanar Project. The panels are comprised of photographs, artifacts, documents, and stories collected by "Shi" starting in the 1970s. Over the following 20 years, the Nomuras assembled more than 75 panels depicting their personal interpretation of Manzanar 'camp' life, major events, history, and site preservation efforts. In each panel Shi and Mary provide valuable first-person documentation from their experiences. These panels have been displayed at various community events, annual Manzanar Pilgrimages, and the Eastern California Museum (the permanent home of the collection).
Photographs black and white, 3.375 x 4.375 inches image/jpeg