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Title
Mess hall identification card, Claire Ayako Harada
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-06-15
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Materials held by the Eastern California Museum may be subject to copyright. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Eastern California Museum 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. For further information, please email the museum at ecmuseum@inyocounty.us. Please include the Object ID from the "Description" in your email.
Description
Manzanar mess hall identification card for Claire Ayako Harada, ID 1954-C. Block 31, Building 11, Apt. 3, for Mess Hall No. 31, issued on June 15, 1942. Item from: "Various identification cards and passes of the Harada family" panel created by Shiro "Shi" Nomura (ecm_nom_1800). The Eastern California Museum Object ID for this item is 1994.95.2b.
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).
Type
text
Format
Ephemera
1 card, 2.25 x 4.00 inches
application/pdf
Identifier
ecm_nom_1811
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/56797
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Food
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
Identity and values--Women
Place
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Source
Eastern California Museum

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