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[Posting of Civilian Exclusion Order/Evacuation Order No. 19, Berkeley, California, 1942]

Okubo, Mine

[Posting of Civilian Exclusion Order/Evacuation Order No. 19, Berkeley, California, 1942]
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H: 9.25 in, W: 13 in

United States, 1942-1944


Gift of Mine Okubo Estate


1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.25 x 13 in., matted 16 x 20 in.

A woman with flipped forelock of hair, Mine Okubo, stands amongst a group of people reading "Evacuation Order No. 19," on April 24, 1942 in Berkeley, California during World War II. Five men crowd with Mine around poster with backs to viewer. A woman faces the viewer in foreground right, carrying a baby. A little girl in cross-patterned dress crosses her wrists as she stands facing the viewer at bottom left.

Signed at bottom left corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 12. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 12. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 12.

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 17 of book.

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