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Arts and literature

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9

Writing a serial murder mystery for the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are ...


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Art class

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Class is being held in the Art School at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Instruction is given in oil and water-color, life-drawing and sketching, lettering, poster-making and fashion drawing.
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Work and jobs

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview II Segment 7

Appointed as a custodian for government-stored belongings
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Tokio Hirotaka - Toshio Ito - Joe Matsuzawa Segment 29

Self-governance and work in camp, wage structures
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Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 5

Daily activities at Poston concentration camp, Arizona

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
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Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 20

Working at the camp hospital
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Sue K. Embrey Segment 3

Work in Manzanar concentration camp: making camouflage nets, writing for the Free Press

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because ...


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