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Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

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H: 8 in, W: 10.75 in

United States, ca. 1942


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1 drawing on paper ; 8 x 10.75 in.

Pencil drawing of the forced removal of Japanese Americans by bus in residential area during World War II, United States. Two buses wait on tree-lined street as people gather on sidewalks to board buses. Heads of people visible in windows. In foreground, roughly drawn image of a person seated on ground, right, as two other people comfort her; a woman in a suit and hat holds the hands of an older woman, left, as a boy in cap stands by at left. City skyline visible in distance.

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