Painting of farmers harvesting watermelons

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Kango Takamura Collection

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."

October 26, 1942

  • Takamura, Kango

Manzanar National Historic Site

Courtesy of Manzanar National Historic Site and the Kango Takamura Collection

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