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Community Enterprise

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Community Enterprise
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H: 4 in, W: 5.25 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1943


Japanese American National Museum


1 drawing on paper mounted on cardboard : pen ink over pencil ; cardboard support 4 x 5.25 in.

Ink drawing of five boys in a co-op in a United States concentration camp. Four boys stand at counter with backs to the viewer as a woman near register helps them. Fifth boy with earmuffs stands behind them facing a furnace on right. Goods for purchase are stacked on shelves behind counter. Ink drawn over pencil sketch. Pencil line border. Taped to carboard.

Written in pencil, bottom left: 17 Community Enterprise.

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