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News broadcasting, 10-3-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

News broadcasting, 10-3-42
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

Lordsburg, N.M., 1942


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


3 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top left image 1.75 x 5 in., top right image 5 x 3 in., bottom image 3 x 5 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of men listening to news broadcast read by a fellow inmate at Lordsburg Justice Department camp, New Mexico on October 3, 1942.
Top left sketch of a full bearded man from chest up with arms crossed at chest turned slightly facing left. Sketch is on a small sheet glued to larger sheet and partially covered by sketch on right. Two sketches of faces visible under sheet.
Top right sketch of a man standing on a small raised wooden platform reading the news to men. Bespectacled man stands with proper right hand in pocket and holds paper in his left hand. Three men sit on the right listening to news broadcast. Window visible in background. Sketch is on a small sheet glued to larger sheet, partially covering top left image.
Bottom sketch of a man standing on platform reading news from sheet held in front of him while thirteen men listen. Men are seated with backs to broadcaster ; one man on left smokes a cigar. Windows roughly sketched in background. Sketch is on a small sheet glued to larger sheet.
Drawing 97.106.1FK on recto of same sheet.

Written in black ink on top right image: 10-3-42. Written in blue ink between top and bottom sketches, center: NEWS BROADCASTING. Written in black ink on bottom image: 10-3-42.

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