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Heart Mountain Mess Hall

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

Heart Mountain Mess Hall
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H: 2.5 in, W: 3.75 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., Early 1943


Gift of Mori Shimada


1 photographic print : b&w;

Six men seated at a table looking at viewer in Heart Mountain concentration camp mess hall, Wyoming, early 1943. Warren Isa, left front, wears a white t-shirt and dark pants. Across from him sits a young man in a leather jacket. Other men are seated at table in background. Backs of other diners seated at tables are visible on the left and right. There is a wooden beam in the center of the photograph. The table top wooden, unfinished and covered with dishes. Window with curtains in background.

Written in pencil on back: Mori 9 Chow time

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