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Photographed is the Yokota family, sitting in front of their barrack in the Jerome camp, Arkansas. Includes Yukie Masukawa. It was presumably taken when Yukie Masukawa, an incarceree at the Poston camp, Arizona, visited her family at the Jerome camp. The photo was sent from Sally Sakaye Sasaki at the Jerome camp to Mitzi Masukawa at the Poston camp, Arizona. The caption reads: Yokota family. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 16. black and white, 3.5 x 2 inches The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa family. Contained are photographs, correspondence, and documents depicting their experiences during World War II. George N. Naohara is a Kibei Nisei, and his experiences include his farm labor in Idaho and Utah, incarceration in the Manzanar, Jerome, and Tule Lake camps, and the U.S. Army language school training and Korean War. He also engaged in Buddhist activities for his whole life and there are moving images depicting Gardena Buddhist Church activities after the war. Mitzi Masukawa Naohara was a preschool teacher at the Poston camp, Arizona, and also a member of a young Nisei women's club, "Sigma Debs.” Her collected materials depict her life as a teacher and social events in the Poston camp during the war. Noted are the documents and correspondence to George N. Naohara issued by War Relocation Authority and Selective Service System during the war, including their responses to his answers for the "loyalty questionnaire." nao_02
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees World War II--Incarceration camps--Housing--Barracks Identity and values--Family Identity and values--Issei Identity and values--Nisei Identity and values--Sansei
Denson, Arkansas Incarceration Camps--Jerome
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