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Exterior photograph of a funeral for Kazuhiko Imakurei
Ramsey, Allan W.: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Exterior photograph of funeral scene outside of building with an estimated 90 people standing behind a small table in front of the open doors to building. The funeral was for Kazuhiko Imakurei and held on November 24, 1942. On the small table is a paper wrapped package with writing on it. Building has sign stating it is Buddhist Church and a second sign giving address as Blk. 13 Bldg. 15. Next to small table are several flower arrangements. The caption reads: Kazuhiko Imakurei 13-14-2. Photo from: "Funeral scenes taken at Manzanar by Allan Ramsey" panel created by Shiro "Shi" Nomura (ecm_nom_0800). The Eastern California Museum Object ID for this item is A2000.1.1i.
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).
black and white, 7.625 x 9.50 inches
World War II--Incarceration camps--Funerals
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
World War II--Incarceration camps--Religion
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Eastern California Museum
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Shiro and Mary Nomura Collection

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