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

California, ca. 1942-1945

(93.102.187)

Gift of Jack and Peggy Iwata

Description

1 b&w; image taken at an unspecified California concentration camp. Interior scene of 9-10 men unpacking plates, cups, and other tableware from metal containers. 3 men are in the foreground, 2 are leaning over a trashcan full of water, they have cups in their hand, 1 has a brush. The third man in the foreground has a towel in his hand, and he is setting a cup down on the table. Around the table, the remaining men are gathered. Along L wall on a bench are stacks of plates and gravy boats. Open doorway at far end of room. Other crates and containers in the background.

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