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Reflections on the past

Former camp inmate next to a barbed wire fence

Edith Watanabe at site of the former Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
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Issei woman at a Smithsonian exhibit

Issei Kisa Iseri.
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Woman holding historic photo

Fifty years later, Shigeko Kitamoto holds a picture that was taken of her children and herself on March 30, 1942 as they were waiting to board a special ferry to Seattle during the exclusion of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island, Washington. The children in the photo are from left to …
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Day of Remembrance celebration


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Puyallup memorial sculpture

This memorial sculpture is dedicated to Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
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Puyallup memorial sculpture

This memorial sculpture is dedicated to Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
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Heart Mountain reunion

Left to right: Judge Lance Ito, Kara Kondo, Tom Hide and Gail Nomura.
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Mitsuye Sano Takasugi's reflections about her time at Rowher concentration camp


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Handmade book

A handmade book reflecting on Doris Saito's time at Heart Mountain.
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Walkway to and doorstep for Tule Lake voluntary fire station

A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
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