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Title
Cutting firewood in the Jerome camp
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
Photographed are one female and two male incarcerees cutting firewood in the Jerome camp, Arkansas. Includes Mr. Umeda. The photo was sent from Sally Sakaye Sasaki at the Jerome camp to Mitzi Masukawa at the Poston camp, Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 16.
black and white, 2.5 x 3 inches
The Naohara Family Papers consist of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara 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 U.S. Army language school training and the Korean 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 notices responding to George N. Naohara’s answers to the "loyalty questionnaire." The documents in Box 5 originally belonged to Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
nao_02
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_02_16_009
csudh_nao_0322
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/35485
Language
Japanese
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
Place
Denson, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Naohara Family Papers

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