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Title
Volunteers leaving from Jerome camp to Tule Lake camp
Date Created and/or Issued
1944
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Photographed are the volunteers on the train, moving from the Jerome camp, Arkansas, to the Tule Lake camp, California, and incarcerees seeing off the volunteers. The caption reads: From Jerome Relocation Camp, volunteers to Tule Lake were transported by truck and later by train. A photo from: Mitzi Masukawa Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 18.
black and white, 2.5 x 2.5 inches
The George and Mitzi Naohara Papers consists of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara and Masukawa 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 the U.S. Army language school training and Korean War. He also engaged in Buddhist activities for his whole life and there are moving images depicting Gardena Buddhist Church activities after the 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 their responses to his answers for the "loyalty questionnaire."
nao_02
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
nao_02_18_002
csudh_nao_0334
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/15849
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Leaving camp
World War II--Resistance and dissidence--Segregation and Tule Lake
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Place
Denson, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://csudharchives.libraryhost.com/repositories/6
George and Mitzi Naohara Papers

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