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Man with woodpile in Jerome camp
Ishida, Atsushi: photographer
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A man is photographed in front of a pile of cut wood. The wood was used to heat the barracks residences in the Jerome camp.
black and white, 3.5 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.
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Industry and employment--Timber
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Men
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
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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