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The Nakashima family and Mrs. Nakashima's father and sister from Minidoka enjoy an informal supper around a low table in
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War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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Full title:The Nakashima family and Mrs. Nakashima's father and sister from Minidoka enjoy an informal supper around a low table in the living room of their home. From left to right: Mr. Kinya Okajima, Mrs. Nakashima, Mira Nakashima, George Nakashima, and Thelma Hecht. George Nakashima, an architect, formerly of Seattle, has rented a small house in the country near New Hope, Pennsylvania, has set up a workshop and is designing and making furniture for Hans Knoll, Associates, a wholesale furniture firm in New York City, and making pieces for individual customers and for his own use. All the furniture shown in the living room was made by George. Mr. Okajima teaches the Japanese language at the University of Pennsylvania, lives in Philadelphia, visits the Nakashimas on weekends. Thelma, who formerly worked for the Army Map Service in Cleveland, is visiting the Nakashimas before finding another job. Photographer: Van Tassel, Gretchen New Hope, Pennsylvania.
WRA no. G-877
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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