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Title
[Guard tower]
Creator
Iwanaga, George S. (Shinichi): photographer
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
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at http://libraries.claremont.edu/sc
Description
Guard tower with clouds in the background.
black and white, 10 x 8 inches
A collection of 33 original photographs taken by George S. (Shinichi) Iwanaga (1921-2012) from the incarceration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. The black and white images depict the people of the camp, their living quarters, and daily life. The Heart Mountain War Relocation Center opened in June 1942 and closed on November 10, 1945. Iwanaga, born in Fresno, was a 21-year-old Los Angeles resident of Japanese descent, who never visited Japan and had completed two years of college. He lived for two years at Heart Mountain before being released in August 1944.
Batch02_20180614_SO
Type
image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
tccl_jai00267
tccl_iwa_00267
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/27189
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--Wyoming
World War II--Incarceration camps
Place
Cody, Wyoming
Incarceration Camps--Heart Mountain
Source
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c83t9ns9
George S. Iwanaga Papers

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