Arts and literature

Written piece: "Halloween Dance"

This piece was written by Kara Kondo, and is part of a series titled "Sketches from Evacuation."
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Arts and crafts fair


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Japanese Americans taking art classes

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. In the Art School at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
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Japanese theater performance


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Living conditions

Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 6

Adjusting to living conditions in camp: weather, food
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Matsue Watanabe Interview Segment 8

First memories of camp: poor food, living quarters, no privacy
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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10

Feelings of camp residents: discouragement, bitterness, but also memories of fun activities

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 ...


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Social and recreational activities

Eiko Shibayama Interview Segment 11

Recreational activities in camp: swimming, movies, birthday parties
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Drum and bugle corps


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