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Title
Lumberjacks at work in Jerome camp
Creator
Ishida, Atsushi: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
1943
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 lumberjacks cutting wood in a barracks area in the Jerome camp. Scanned negative.
black and white, 2.5 x 2.5 inches
The Atsushi Ishida Collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, camp newspapers, WRA documents, ephemera, and correspondence, chronicling his time immediately after/during his incarceration in the Jerome camp, Arkansas, and the Tule Lake segregation camp, California. The majority of the photographs in the collection were taken by Atsushi 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 camp.
ats_04; csudh_ats_0571
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
ats_04_423_001
csudh_ats_1202
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/34973
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Industry and employment--Timber
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Men
Place
Denson, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Atsushi Ishida Collection

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