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Original WRA caption: Elmer L. Shirrell, Chicago area supervisor for the WRA, is explaining the functions of the Chicago WRA office to Pvt. Julius Fujihira, who is on a furlough from Camp Shelby where he is in training with the 232nd Combat Engineers. Pvt. Fujihira was formerly engaged in electrical contract work in Seattle, Washington, prior to his evacuation to Minidoka. He has been in the Army 5 months and he is 24 years old. Mr. Shirrell was formerly director of Tule Lake. Chicago, Illinois. January 6, 1944.

Courtesy of WRA no. G-262, War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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