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Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

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H: 3.25 in, W: 4.5 in

Rivers, Ariz., 1942-1945


Gift of Mori Shimada


1 b&w; photograph of Gila River camp girls' basketball champions. 11 young women kneeling and standing next to outside wall of building. First row (left to right): Marie Miyawai Yuemura, Rudi Kira (coach), Chiyeko Inadomi, unknown ; second row: unknown, unknown, Masako Nora Kanogawa, unknown ; third row: unknown, unknown, Cherry Sasada Okimoto. One of the women in the front row center is holding pennant with words "Basketball / Champions / Period II Squad."

Inscription on reverse reads: April 1943 Gila

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