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Painting

Artist George Tsutakawa with painting

George Tsutakawa, a world reknowned sculptor and painter, is holding a painting made during a camping trip with the Tsutakawa Company.
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Painting done by a Japanese prisoner of war

Given to a Nisei soldier with the U.S. Military Intelligence Service who was interrogating Japanese prisoners in Okinawa.
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Sketch of a dust storm at Manzanar

Caption: "First impression of Manzanar."
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Painting of the rubber extraction process

Caption: "A huge blender speedily stirring gallons of water mixed with chopped guayule, forces rubber out of the wood. This is a mechanical method which has been proved most efficient in extracting rubber from guayule shrubs."
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Painting of a guard during night inspection

Caption: "His bald pate shined as bright as a full moon. At first they inspected the barracks three times a night, waking us. Later, they stopped this."
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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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