Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.75 x 14.5 in.
A woman in a cross-patterned shirt, Mine Okubo, sits next to an older woman in a flower-patterned shirt and hair in a bun, in a nightly class held to teach Americanization to Issei. Seven men sit at a table arranged at the front of the room where an instructor stands, holding a book and pointer. An American flag hangs on the wall beside him.
Signed at bottom left corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom, center: 159. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 159. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 159.
Drawings for the book, Citizen 13660, began as sketches and drawings created by Okubo while incarcerated at Tanforan and Topaz to tell faithful friends about camp life and were intended for exhibition purposes. Drawing is on page 167 of book.
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