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Title
Digging canals
Creator
Iwata, Jack, Japanese American, photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1945
Publication Information
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Contributing Institution
Japanese American National Museum
Collection
Iwata (Jack Masaki) Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Black and white photograph
1 b&w image taken at an unspecified California concentration camp. Exterior shot of men digging an irrigation channel. About 12-13 men with pickaxes and shovels digging and clearing brush. They are beside a ditch. Mountains to the left in the background with a little snow. Water is in the ditch. Car parked to the L, man holding a camera is standing next to the open car door. Barracks and utility poles are in the background.
Type
image
Format
8 x 10 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf6c6004zc
93.102.193
Subject
Concentration camps
Irrigation canals and flumes
Shovels
Picks (tools)

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