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Title
Atsushi Art Ishida in Tule Lake
Date Created and/or Issued
1944
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
A photograph of Atsushi Art Ishida in the Tule Lake incarceration camp, posing with a book and a pipe in front of a window inside a barracks residence. Scanned negative. Print scan is found in item: csudh_ats_0331.
The Atsushi Art Ishida Collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, camp newspapers, WRA documents, memorabilia, and correspondence chronicling his time immediately after the exclusion order and during his incarceration in the Santa Anita Assembly Center in California, the Jerome camp in Arkansas, the Tule Lake camp in California, and the Minidoka camp in Idaho, as well as digital reproductions of photographs documenting his life in Japan and Artesia, California during the pre-war years and his time during the Korean War. The majority of the photographs in the collection were taken by Atsushi Art Ishida and he would often develop them in his room in the barracks where he had constructed a makeshift dark room in the camp. 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 that the incarcerees played. Also photographed are the farewell scenes in which the incarcerees who were being transferred from the Jerome camp to the Tule Lake Segregation Center.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 2.5 x 1.75 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
ats_01_31_03_354
csudh_ats_1019
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/35858
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Kibei
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Men
Place
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

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