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Exterior photograph of the Manzanar High School band in three rows holding musical instruments including violins, guitar, saxophones, clarinets, trumpet, trombone, and baritone with a drum set on the end. Barracks are visible behind the people in the photo. The Music Hall was in Block 24. The caption reads: Small picture: Father, Fred Yoshio Miyake, 2nd row. Photo from: "Photographs donated by Ken Miyake" panel created by Shiro "Shi" Nomura (ecm_nom_1300). The Eastern California Museum Object ID for this item is 1994.85.1b. 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, 4.875 x 6.625 inches image/jpeg