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Man on chair in Tule Lake camp
Ishida, Atsushi A.: photographer
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of a man seated on a wood chair in front of a lumber pile in a barracks block.
black and white, 3 x 3.25 inches
The Atsushi Art Ishida Collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, camp newspapers, WRA documents, ephemera, and correspondence, chronicling his time immediately after/during his incarceration in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, Jerome camp, Arkansas, Tule Lake Segregation Center, California, and Minidoka camp, Idaho. The majority of the photographs in the collection were taken by Atsushi A. Ishida and he would often develop them in his room in the barracks where he had constructed a makeshift dark room. His photographs depict the life in the incarceration camps, capturing the buildings, such as barracks, guard towers, a hospital, fire station, and warehouse, the workers for farming, laundry, mess hall, and logging, and the sports games in which the incarcerees participated. Photographed are also the farewell scenes in which the incarcerees who were being transferred from the Jerome camp to the Tule Lake Segregation Center.
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Incarceration camps--Housing--Barracks
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Men
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Atsushi Art Ishida Collection

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