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Title
Young woman in cardigan sweater sits at a pond at Poston incarceration camp
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 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
Photograph of a young woman of Japanese descent sitting beside a footbridge and pond at Poston Incarceration Camp. Trees and other plantings can be seen surrounding the barracks in the background. From Hashimoto Poston Photograph Album, page 21.
Suyeko Sue Hashimoto (nee Yagura) was born in 1921 in Sanger, California to Nakazo and Chiye Yagura. She was incarcerated in Poston, Arizona. Her brother, Mitsuru “Mits” Yagura served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and participated in the rescue of the Lost Battalion. Sue married Yasuo Hashimoto, the second son of a farming family in the Bradshaw area of Sacramento, California.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 3.5 x 2.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
sac_hash_0039
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/57244
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Nisei
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
Geographic communities--Arizona
Place
Poston, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Relation
Hashimoto Family Collection

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