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Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

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H: 5 in, W: 8 in

United States, ca. 1942-1945


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1 drawing on paper ; image 3.5 x 6 in., on sheet 5 x 8 in.

Pencil drawing of teacher calling children in from recess on playground at Heart Mountain concentration camp. A woman rings a bell from steps of barracks on right as five out of nine children start back to class ; one child at far left is running. One child is at top of slide, another stands with arms akimbo and two other children climb on playground equipment. Seesaws in midground ; two other barracks in background. Black line border. Same image as "Grammar school" by Ishigo (94.195.14).

Written in pencil, bottom left corner of image: EI Written in pencil, bottom left corner: recess--

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