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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. Exterior shot of men digging an irrigation channel. About 12-13 men with pickaxes and shovels digging and clearing brush. They are beside a ditch. Mountains to the left in the background with a little snow. Water is in the ditch. Car parked to the L, man holding a camera is standing next to the open car door. Barracks and utility poles are in the background.

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