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Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 9

Camp sketches

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on …


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Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 8

Drawing sketches to pass the time in concentration camp

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …


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Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16

Singing and performing in camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.
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George Azumano Interview Segment 19

Passing the time in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department …


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Drawing

Heart Mountain sentinel (September 18, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features the adventures of Zootsuo, a young boy at an incarceration camp. Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1015
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Heart Mountain sentinel (August 7, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features the adventures of Zootsuo, a young boy at an incarceration camp. Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1009
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Pencil drawing of Poston barracks and cactus

Pencil drawing by Sachiye Mizuki depicting barracks with cacti in the foreground at Poston incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1896
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Painting

Hatsuko Mary Higuchi Segment 12

Attending an art workshop taught by noted Japanese American artist Henry Fukuhara
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Hatsuko Mary Higuchi Segment 15

Discussion and showing of paintings
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Hatsuko Mary Higuchi Segment 13

Connecting with mother in her later life through artwork
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