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Photography

Rose Test Garden

Color slide of the Rose Test Garden in Washington Park. Rows of various types of rose bushes can be seen across the image. Five other visitors can be seen looking at the various rose bushes. According to donor processed on June 14, 1964.
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Unidentified Nisei Model

Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Nisei model sitting on the ground with her legs bent to the left smiling slightly for the camera.
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Corral

Color slide of five horses inside a wooden corral. Two horses stand to the left with backs to the camera, others laying inside the corral on the ground. Outside of the corral is lined with straw. According to donor processed on June 20, 1951.
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Picnic

Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Nisei woman sitting at a picnic table with her eyes closed.
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"Resettlement"

WRA resettlement image

Original WRA caption: The large Milwaukee auditorium, the biggest of its kind in the State of Wisconsin, is a scene for some of the largest community group activities and civic events in the city. The auditorium is used for athletic contests, industrial exhibits, entertainment, and for many other kinds of ...
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Application for relocation assistance

This application for relocation assistance was filled out on February 15, 1946, by Mae Iseri, under her married name of Mae Yamada. The application lists herself and her two sons. They wished to relocate to Kent, Washington, and were granted $25.
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Resettlement publication

Publication titled: "The Philadelphia Hostel - Resettlement Gateway To Pennsylvania And Southern New Jersey." Provides information about the Philadelphia Hostel, a short-term housing option for Japanese Americans resettling to the East Coast.
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U.S. government propaganda

Propaganda poster: "Every Mile You Drive Over"...


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Propaganda poster: "Your Enemy the Jap"


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Military publication: "Pocket Guide to China"

Government publication used to train soldiers stationed in China. Uses many stereotypical references and drawings about Chinese people and culture. Also includes a section on Japanese people titled: "How to Spot a Jap" (see pages 69-79).
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