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Co. 5 - Bar 4 Lordsburg E.A.I.C., 8PM, 8-4-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Co. 5 - Bar 4 Lordsburg E.A.I.C., 8PM, 8-4-42
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H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in

Lordsburg, N.M., August 4, 1942


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


2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 2.75 x 3.875 in, bottom image 2.75 x 3.875 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of camp life in barracks at Lordsburg Justice Department Camp, August 7, 1942.
Top detailed drawing of three men seated on beds and wooden floor in barracks 4 looking out through doorway at another barracks or mess hall. Pitcher on floor next to heater unit on left foreground ; metal-framed bed foreground right.
Bottom sketch of man, Kinzaemon Adachi, playing solitaire while seated on bed in barracks at 6:30 PM. Other bunks visible in background of darkened interior ; open doorway view of another barracks in background.
Drawing 97.106.1EN on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink below top image: 8 PM 8-4-42 / Co. 5 - Bar. 4. Lordsburg E.A.I.C. [Enemy Alien Internment Camp]. Written in black ink below bottom image: Kinzaemon Adachi 6:30 PM 8-7-42

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