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The nite before the leaving of Santa Fe internees

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

The nite before the leaving of Santa Fe internees
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

United States, March 22, 1943


Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada


2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 5.75 x 6 in., bottom image 3.75 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of men lying or seated on beds, some identified by inscriptions, while Mr. Mizutani reads "Kodan" and "Keamura Rokusuke".
Top image of a man, Mr. Mizutani, sitting at foot of K. Kanno's bed reading a book while K. Kanno, who is leaving, sits under covers and another man, T. Kanno, lies pron on another bed in the background ; partial view of third bed in foreground.
Bottom image of two men listening in while reclining on beds ; Mr. Kaneda, who is leaving, lies on his stomache ; Mr. Morihara lies propped up on his side.
Drawing 97.106.1BV on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink, top: The nite before the leaving of / Santa Fe internees. / 3-22-43 / 8:45 PM. Written in black ink on top image (left to right): K. Kanno leaving, T. Kanno, M. Mizutani / Reading "Kodan" / "Keamura Rokusuke". Written in black ink on bottom image: "Listening in" / Mr. Morihara, Mr. Kaneda - leaving tomorrow. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 48.

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