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M.I.S. GI's Fort Snelling

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

M.I.S. GI's Fort Snelling
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1945

(92.10.2CJ)

Gift of Mori Shimada

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Group of GI's from Fort Snelling and women at what appears to be a social event, Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, 1945. Five men and two women are seated in a row on wooden chairs, while others stand or are seated behind them. 8 of the men are in United States Army uniforms, the other 2 are in civilian clothes. Blackboard on wall has a scoreboard and the names "Eagles" and "Cody" written across top with score below "00" and "05." Man in suit on far right stands while eating from plate in hand. Three of the women have ribbons on their proper left chest.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, BRC: M.I.S. GI's / Fort Snelling / MORI SHIMADA. Inscription on page of original photograph album: MIS boys from Snelling.

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