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Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection


The Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection consists of photographs, works of art, correspondence, and documents related to the Oiye's life in Tacoma, Washington before the war, their removal to Tule Lake concentration camp, and their return to Seattle, Washington post-war. Included are drawings and paintings done by Shigenori Oiye while he was at Tule Lake, some of which include community poetry, as well as, photographs from within the camps, letter sent to Tule Lake and Seattle, and documents about life in camp.



10 black and white photographic prints, 9 works of art, and 19 letters and miscellaneous documents


Courtesy of the Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection, Densho