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Carpentry

Tomoko Konishi

Oral history interview with Tomoko Konishi. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Konishi, Tomoko
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Cost per barracks--$2,848.55!

Photograph of carpenters working to construct the barracks at Manzanar. A utility poles is connected to a primary connection point. Several stacks of cut and un-cut lumber are visible as is a ladder next to one of the utility poles. The Inyo Mountains are in the background. Caption reads: Cost …
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Photograph of "man of all trades" posing in front of a tree at Manzanar

Photograph of "man of all trades" posing in front of a tree at Manzanar incarceration camp. A building can be seen in the background. Caption reads: Man of all trades. Caption taken from the original photo album. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
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Quarters for the carpenters

Photograph of two large tents at Manzanar with the Sierra Nevada in the background. A worker is standing on scaffolding in front of one tent. Equipment and materials are laid near the shelters with a water truck on the right side. Caption reads: Quarters for the carpenters. Title from caption, …
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Homes for 10,000 people

Photograph of men cutting and measuring lumber at a work table positioned below utility poles at Manzanar incarceration camp. There are scraps of wood near the workers on the ground, with empty pallets and a barrel. The Sierra Nevada are in the background. Caption reads: Homes for 10,000 people. Title …
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Cots and mattress for 10,000

Photograph of seven men unloading matresses and spring frames from a truck at Manzanar incarceration camp. Another truck behind them is full of boxes. The Sierra Nevada are in the background. Caption reads: Cots and mattress for 10,000. Title from caption, which was taken from the original photo album. See …
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Men posing with rocking horses

The men are in front of an education administration building.
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G. Kenneth Hikogawa polishing grease-wood

WRA caption on reverse: "Polishing 'grease-wood' to make furniture." G. Kenneth Hikogawa was a carpenter from Tacoma, Washington.
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Carpenters in Minidoka


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G. Kenneth Hikogawa polishing grease-wood

WRA caption on reverse: "Polishing 'grease-wood' to make furniture." G. Kenneth Hikogawa was a carpenter from Tacoma, Washington.
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