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[Lillian Sugita in aloha shirt, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, ca. 1944-1945]

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

[Lillian Sugita in aloha shirt, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, ca. 1944-1945]
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photograph
H: 4.75 in, W: 3.375 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., ca. 1944-1945

(92.10.2BW)

Gift of Mori Shimada

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Candid shot of a young woman, Lillian Sugita, in an aloha shirt leaning against a dresser at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, ca. 1944-1945. Suzuki wears an aloha shirt with hula dancers and ukulele players as she rests her proper right elbow against a shoulder-high dresser on the left. She smiles and looks to the left. There are photographs on the dresser and pennants from Cleveland, Ohio, Chicago, Illinois and Hawaii on the wall in the background.

Inscription
Written in black in on image: Aloha, / Lillian Sugita.

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