Miné Okubo Collection

Miné Okubo Collection

(2007.62) This online collection of 197 drawings by artist Miné Okubo (1912-2001) illustrates her life in the Tanforan assembly center in San Bruno, CA and the Topaz concentration camp in Utah during World War II. Okubo’s drawings served as the basis for her renowned book, Citizen 13660, which was printed in 1946 and was the first personal account published on the camp experience.

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ミネ・オオクボの『市民13660号』に収録されたイラスト

Miné Okubo’s Masterpiece

Items in this collection are featured in the exhibition Miné Okubo’s Masterpiece: The Art of Citizen 13660, on display at JANM August 28, 2021 – February 20, 2022.

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Citizen 13660

Citizen 13660 Book

Miné Okubo’s Citizen 13660 is available at the JANM Store.

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