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Title
Concentration camps, U.S.A.; A tribute to the past and present
Creator
Artist unknown, creator
Contributor
Artist unknown, creator
Date Created and/or Issued
1974-1974
Publication Information
University of California, Santa Barbara, Davidson Library, Department of Special Collections, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Santa Barbara, California, 93106-9010, United States, (http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/collections/cema/index.html)
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Kearny Street Workshop archives
Rights Information
The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist or copyright holder. Any requests for permission to reproduce this piece must be directed to: Kearny Street Workshop c/o California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives Library – CEMA University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 Phone: (805) 893-8563 E-mail: cema@library.ucsb.edu
Description
The black, white, and yellow poster features a drawing of the Manzanar cemetery Ireito monument (“Soul Consoling Tower”), anonymous portraits of Japanese Americans, barbed wire, and signs naming some of the incarceration sites. The text states, "'Concentration Camps, U.S.A. A Tribute to the past and present' A community forum, Date: Saturday, June 1, 1974, Place: S.F. Buddhist Church, Octavia & Pine Streets, Time: 6:00 open house, 7:00-9:30 program, Program: Speakers, camp art display, skits, songs, panel discussion, Speakers: Warren Furutani, L.A. Manzanar Committee; Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Tule Lake internee, writer; Chiz Iyama, Chicago Resettlers; Joyce Nakamura, Co. Against Nihonmachi Eviction; Sponsors: Asian Community TV Services, Bay Area JACL, Co. Against Nihonmachi Eviction, Japanese American Co. on Education, In Struggle, Japanese Comm. Youth Council, J-Town Collective, Kimochi, New Dawn, San Mateo JACL, Taishu." The text is written in black.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt687035rs
Subject
Japanese Americans--California--Social conditions--20th century
Japanese Americans—Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945