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Title
Shigeru Yoshinaga at incarceration camp
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Photograph of Shigeru Yoshinaga at the Jerome or Rowher incarceration camp. A camp guard tower is pictured in the background.
Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Papers includes photographs and a letter related to Aiko's life, family, and work. Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga was an activist for the Japanese American Redress movement whose research conducted for the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) provided key evidence that led to redress. She later co-edited the transcription and publication of the CWRIC hearings, along with other related projects. This collection mostly includes photographs from her early life primarily focused on the years 1930-1950. Subjects in the photographs include the Jerome and Rower incarceration camps, post- World War II Japan, Japanese American soldiers, and Japanese American families.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 2.25 x 2.25 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
aiko_46_04_051
csudh_aiko_0046
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/41106
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Issei
Place
Denson, Arkansas
McGehee, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Incarceration Camps--Rohwer
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;

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