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Families confined to the barracks rooms seek relief from overcrowding

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Families confined to the barracks rooms seek relief from overcrowding
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drawing
H: 8 in, W: 10 in
pencil
paper
cardboard

Heart Mountain, Wyo., ca. 1943

(94.195.19)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper mounted on cardboard : image 5 x 8 in., cardboard support 8 x 10 in.

Pencil drawing of adults and children seated outside in front of barracks passing the time of day. One child pulls a wheeled toy in foreground. A group of girls sit and talk on porch steps, right. A man leans against railing in front of open door of other porch steps ; a person sits on bottom steps. Other people are seated on ground or on benches in front of barracks. Similar to image 94.195.8R.

Inscription
Written in pencil on attached sheet of paper: Families confined to the barracks rooms seek relief from overcrowding

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