10-3-43, 9 AM, Meijisetsu, Santa Fe D.S. downtown
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Santa Fe, N.M.,
November 3, 1943
Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada
2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.75 x 6 in., bottom image 4.75 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.
Ink sketch of downtown Santa Fe camp and Meiji Setsu, a Japanese holiday celebrated on the Emperor Meiji's birthday on November 3, 1943.
Top sketch is a broad view of Santa Fe camp with rows of barracks and tall poles down center aisle ; tiny figures visible near buildings ; two buildings in foreground ; outline of mountains in background.
Bottom sketch of view from back of crowd of event on stage ; a man in dark clothing appears to read from a paper on stage under roof ; audience backs sketched.
Drawing 97.106.1AX on verso of same sheet.
Written in black ink on top image, top left corner: 10-3-43 / 9AM / Meijisetsu ; Santa Fe D.S. / Down town. Written in black ink on bottom image, top left corner: 11-3-43 Meiji Setsu. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 65.
Meiji Setsu, a Japanese holiday celebrated on the Emperor Meiji's birthday, is also known as Cultural Day in post-World War II.
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