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Painting of the Manzanar High School 1943 graduation (ddr-manz-2-54)
img Painting of the Manzanar High School 1943 graduation (ddr-manz-2-54)
Caption: "Approximately 200 students graduated at second Manzanar High School commencement."
Painting of a scene at Manzanar Grammar School (ddr-manz-2-45)
img Painting of a scene at Manzanar Grammar School (ddr-manz-2-45)
Caption on reverse: "First graders at Manzanar Grammar School."
Sketch of a couple knitting and carving wood (ddr-manz-2-64)
img Sketch of a couple knitting and carving wood (ddr-manz-2-64)
Caption: "She is knitting. He is carving wood. They enjoy their hobbies."
Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-57)
img Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-57)
Caption on reverse: "Pounding the 'mochi.'"
Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-59)
img Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-59)
Caption: "Mochi-Tsuki. Making rice cakes. New Year custom."
Painting of Japanese Americans leaving for a different camp (ddr-manz-2-61)
img Painting of Japanese Americans leaving for a different camp (ddr-manz-2-61)
Caption: "Bainbridge people bidding farewell as they leave for Minnedoka [sic] relocation camp."
Painting of farmers harvesting watermelons (ddr-manz-2-67)
img Painting of farmers harvesting watermelons (ddr-manz-2-67)
Caption: "The resients [sic] transformed dusty semi-arid land into green truck farms, growing vegetable crops of all kinds. I sketched this scene of workers harvesting large, ripe, sweet watermelons."
Painting of two men working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-10)
img Painting of two men working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-10)
Caption: "Rooted cuttings are transplanted to milk cartons and then to the field. Trnsplanting [sic] is done carefully and speedily by hand of the experimenters. Mr. Akaboshi."
Painting of a chemist at work (ddr-manz-2-14)
img Painting of a chemist at work (ddr-manz-2-14)
Caption: "Mr. Nishimura. Analysis of the plant extracts is one of many research works which are carried out by the chemists. Here a chemist is working with a special apparatus for the determination of nitrogen."
Painting of Japanese Americans making improvements to barracks (ddr-manz-2-62)
img Painting of Japanese Americans making improvements to barracks (ddr-manz-2-62)
Caption: "Residents installed plaster boards inside barracks. This was the room of Mr. and Mrs. Kurahashi."
Painting of a man working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-17)
img Painting of a man working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-17)
Caption: "Propagation of plnts [sic] by cutting method has been successful for the first time. Guayule cuttings are treated with a phytoharneon [sic] before setting in a flat. Mr. Hata."
Painting of Easter service (ddr-manz-2-15)
img Painting of Easter service (ddr-manz-2-15)
Caption: "Easter sunrise service. Apr. 9 - 1944. Cold and windy at sunrise, the moon still shone over Mt. Williamson."
Painting of a woodworking class (ddr-manz-2-50)
img Painting of a woodworking class (ddr-manz-2-50)
Caption: "The boys in the woodcarving class of Mr. Bouche were being praised for their good work that day. The teacher was kept very busy showing his pupils how to hold the chisel."
Painting of a biologist working with guayule (ddr-manz-2-71)
img Painting of a biologist working with guayule (ddr-manz-2-71)
Caption: "A biologist hybidizes [sic] Guayule trying to produce plants superior in quality then those existing now."
Sketch of mochituski (ddr-manz-2-5)
img Sketch of mochituski (ddr-manz-2-5)
Caption: "Making rice cakes (mochi-tsuki). New Year custom. No 2 kitchen. Dec. 31 - 1942."
Painting showing guayule harvesting (ddr-manz-2-8)
img Painting showing guayule harvesting (ddr-manz-2-8)
Caption: "The first successful growing of - guayule rubber plant cuttings."
Painting of farmers harvesting okra (ddr-manz-2-69)
img Painting of farmers harvesting okra (ddr-manz-2-69)
Caption: "Farm workers harvest crop of Manzanar grown okra."
Sketch of the Manzanar auditorium and community hall (ddr-manz-2-73)
img Sketch of the Manzanar auditorium and community hall (ddr-manz-2-73)
Caption: "The Manzanar auditorium and community hall nears completion."
Painting of roll call at Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-52)
img Painting of roll call at Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-52)
Caption: "Roll call is taken. This was the first day of school he study hall. Converted from a former mess ahll, resounded with laughter as Mr. Vanderjagt aide would call a name a squeaky soprano would respond 'Here,' only to be followed by an off-pitch bass 'Heah.'"
Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-9)
img Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-9)
Caption: "Progress after one year. The mess hall line" and "Wall painting by Takamura."
Painting of a Manzanar High School gym class (ddr-manz-2-47)
img Painting of a Manzanar High School gym class (ddr-manz-2-47)
Caption: "Did you ever see such individual dress attire? This is a high school gym class I ran into on the dusty field next to block 7. Facing each other in a circle, they would clap their hands, say something, laugh. Off in the corner another class came dashing by."
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