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Title
Dinner-time is a busy time for the workers at St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. The food is prepared in
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-02-04
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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Description
Full title:Dinner-time is a busy time for the workers at St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. The food is prepared in the basement kitchen in kettles and brought to the separate serving kitchens on each floor, and then relayed on trays to the patients. The girls help carry the food up to the separate kitchens. First in line is Irene Nakamura receiving food from a Caucasian kitchen helper. Behind Irene are (left to right): two Caucasian worker, Grace Nakamura, Irene's sister; Haruko Murakami; Viola Shibuzawa and June Atagi. The last three nisei girls are from the Amache center and have worked at St. Anthony's Hospital for several months. In the background to the right is George Nakamura, Grace and Irene's father. He is the chief kitchen cook. In the background at the left corner from (left to right) are: Saburo Abarano and Leslie Iwamura, who are both from the Amache center. The St. Anthony's Hospital employs 19 American Japanese, and the hospital workers praise them and their work highly. The Nakamuras, prior to evacuation, lived at Santa Cruz, California, and lived first at the Tule Lake Relocation Center and later at the Amache center. They came to Rockford in October, 1943. Photographer: Mace, Charles E. Rockford, Illinois.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft000002n6
WRA no. H-576
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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