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[Portrait of Kim Yakayama, with Heart Mountain in background, Wyoming, 1944]

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

[Portrait of Kim Yakayama, with Heart Mountain in background, Wyoming, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 3.125 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1944

(92.10.2BG)

Gift of Mori Shimada

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of a young woman, Kim Yakayama, standing in the road at Heart Mountain concentration camp with Heart Mountain in the background, Wyoming, 1944. Yakayama is dressed in skirt, blouse, dark sweater, bobby sox and saddle shoes. She stands with her hands clasped in front of her as she is turned slightly to the left and looks toward the left edge. Row of barracks in background left. Hilly area to the right.

Inscription
Written in black ink on image: Mori, / Most sincerely, / Kim Yakayama.

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