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Title
Time out for watermelon. Many farms within the military area surrounding Camp Shelby were permitted to continue operation. The farmers
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-07
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:Time out for watermelon. Many farms within the military area surrounding Camp Shelby were permitted to continue operation. The farmers find a ready market for their watermelons among officers and men conducting maneuvers in the area. Here a truck load of Japanese-Americans split a melon while awaiting orders to advance. The 442nd combat team at Camp Shelby is composed entirely of Americans of Japanese descent who volunteered for services in the armed forces. This unit of approximately 8000 men in undergoing intensive training in all branches of combat duty, and they are looking forward with eagerness to actual services at the front. Photographer: Mace, Charles E. Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft309nb0zk
WRA no. H-155
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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