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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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Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 15

Activities in camp: acting in plays with a theater group, participating in a writers' group
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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 17

Studying music 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 of …


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Outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp

Photographed are audiences and an outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_005
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Youth, no. 3 (August 1943)

A literary publication, "Wakodo = Youth" no. 3, published by Gila Young People's Association in the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_86_001
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Outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp

Photographed are audiences and an outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp. The caption reads: Outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp. Title from caption. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_003
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Photograph of gift ideas created at Manzanar and exhibited with other textiles

Photograph of gift ideas created at Manzanar and exhibited with other textiles. The displayed items include handkerchiefs, small pillows and pin cushions. Most of the patterns depict flowers, with some butterflies and nautical themes as well. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0109
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