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Iwata, Jack [ bio ]

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

California, ca. 1942-1945


Gift of Jack and Peggy Iwata


1 b&w; image taken at an unspecified California concentration camp. Interior shot of kitchen area, with people being served food. C, 1 man receives a bowl from a woman holding a ladling out from a large pot in front of her. In his R hand the man holds a plate of food, he accepts the bowl with his L hand. Behind the man, another woman walking away from the counter with a plate of food. There is another man at the back of the line holding a bowl, he is wearing a pith helmet. 3 people stand on the other side of the counter with pots or pans hanging in the back.

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