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Iwata, Jack [ bio ]

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H: 7 3/4 in, W: 9 1/2 in

Newell, Calif., c. 1942-1945


Gift of Jack and Peggy Iwata


1 b&w; image of street scene taken at Tule Lake concentration camp. One point perspective as rows of barracks with cars parked along the street fade into a point along the horizon. Angle taken closer to L row of barracks. Dark colored barracks identified by the various office names that hang from signs over the doorway. Readable signs from closest to more distant read: Evacuee property office; Property control, warehouse section office; Consumer enterprises; employment division. Utility poles and wire line the streets toward the C of the image.

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