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[Teige, Saburo, and Mori Shimada, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1943-1944]

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

[Teige, Saburo, and Mori Shimada, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1943-1944]
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H: 2.5 in, W: 3.5 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1943-1944


Gift of Mori Shimada


1 photographic print : b&w; ; 2.5 x 3.5 in.

Black and white photograph of 3 teenage boys, Teige, Saburo and Mori Shimada, standing with arms about each other's shoulders in Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, 1943-1944. The boys smile directly at the viewer while standing in open field in front of row of barracks. Teige, left, stands with hands on hips and wears a Hawthorne Juniors t-shirt and jeans. Saburo, middle, wears a jumpsuit and has his arms around other two boys. Mori Shimada, right, wears a short sleeved button down shirt and stands with one hand around Saburo's shoulders and the other hand on his hip. Barracks in background left, utility poles background right.

Written in black ink on back: Teige Saburo Me

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