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Medical care and health issues

Kay Matsuoka Segment 22

Husband's tuberculosis in camp: quarantined in an abandoned post office
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Kay Matsuoka Segment 23

Husband contracts tuberculosis, ostracized by rest of camp
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 68

Mitsuye's work at the Minidoka camp hospital
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Japanese Americans waiting for doctor

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees waiting their turn to be called by the nurse at the medical clinic at this War Relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
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Temporary hospital barracks

Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Emergency hospital housed in temporary quarters at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancesrty. The modern new hospital is almost ready for occupancy as shown in Photo C-851.
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Women's hospital ward

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Women's ward in the temporary barracks hospital at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. The new hospital with accommodations for 250 beds is almost ready for occupancy.
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Japanese American doctor examining patient

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Doctor Takahashi, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, lances sty on very young patient in the medical clinic at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
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Japanese American in hospital ward

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Women's ward in the temporary barracks hospital at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. The new hospital with accommodations for 250 beds is almost ready for occupancy.
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The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 39 (November 23, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Commencement Tomorrow Evening: 230 Graduating Seniors to Receive Diplomas" (pp. 1, 3-4), "Arrival of 67 Hawaiian Nisei Here Disclosed" (p. 1), and "Nip the Cold 'Bug': Hospital Chief Gives Rules for Prevention" (p. 2).
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Hospital nursery


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