Nishioka Family Collection

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ddr-densho-292

The Nishioka Family Collection consists of three photographs from Topaz concentration camp.

c. 1942-1945

c. 1942-1945

3 black and white photographic prints

Densho

Courtesy of the Nishioka Family Collection

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

3 Objects

Two girls standing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-292-1)
img Two girls standing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-292-1)
Caption on reverse: "Topaz, Utah. Shigeko Omori on left, Mary Kaibe, right 17 years. 1943? Nishioka family residence Block 31A, family # 20752."
Group photo in front of the Topaz Community Cooperative Enterprises building (ddr-densho-292-2)
img Group photo in front of the Topaz Community Cooperative Enterprises building (ddr-densho-292-2)
Caption on reverse: "Topaz Community Cooperative Enterprises. Coop @ Topaz management of movies. Mary Kaibe - 3rd from right, back row. Age 17. Mary left - government gave her $50 to go to Chicago to get work (after 3 1/2 years). Torakichi Nishioka worked in mess hall - washing dishes for $16 month (doctor [?] got $19 month)."
Mess hall staff posing for a group photo (ddr-densho-292-3)
img Mess hall staff posing for a group photo (ddr-densho-292-3)
Caption on reverse: "Torakichi Nishioka 4th from left, top row. Washed dishes for $16 month, doctors just $19 month. Mess hall staff, Topaz. Top row, 2nd from right Hosoda (last name). This family owned mochi stores in San Francisco."
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