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 stands in the left corner amidst a crowd lining the road to watch a procession of covered trucks and buses carry pro-Japanese residents to Tule Lake for segregation. Two soldiers with rifles stand at the roadside near the guard house. A band plays by the open gate to commemorate the departure.
Signed at bottom right corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 190. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 190. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 190.
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 199 of book.
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