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Title
Mitsuru Yagura and woman stand on footbridge over pond at Poston incarceration camp
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
All request for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to California State University, Sacramento, University Library, Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Further information available online: www.lib.csus.edu/scua
Description
Photograph of Mitsuru Yagura wearing a 442nd Regiment military uniform standing next to a young women on a footbridge in Poston Incarceration camp. From Hashimoto Poston Photograph Album, page 49.
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.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 5 x 4 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
sac_hash_0117
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/57356
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
World War II--Military service--442nd Regimental Combat Team
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Men
Geographic communities--Arizona
Place
Parker, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Source
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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