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East wooded area - Denson, Ark. 1943
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of Jerome camp barracks within wooded area with drainage ditches adjacent to the road in the foreground. Drainage ditches were dug to keep excess rainwater away from the barracks buildings. Title from caption.
black and white, 4 x 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.
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
Denson, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Atsushi Ishida Collection

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