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Lordsburg, New Mex. internment camp, 1st nite, 6-18-42, 9:30 PM.

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Lordsburg, New Mex. internment camp, 1st nite, 6-18-42, 9:30 PM.
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

Lordsburg, N.M., 1942

(97.106.1FX)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 5 x 4 in., bottom image 1.5 x 2.5 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of the first night at Lordsburg Internment Camp on June 18, 1942, 930 PM. and a detailed portrait of a horned toad.
Top drawing of four men sitting in open doorway of barracks, looking out into the night. One metal framed bed in foreground right ; silhoette of barracks and utitlity poles framed in doorway.
Bottom drawing depicts a horned toad in detail as it crouches facing right.
Drawing 97.106.1FW on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top image, top: Lordsburg New Mex. / Internment Camp / 1st Nite / 6-18-42 / 9:30 PM. Written in black ink on bottom image, bottom: Horned Toad.

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