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Kango Takamura Collection ddr-manz-2
img Painting of the Takamura Family's pet hawk (ddr-manz-2-1)
Caption: "Our pet hawk died on May 22. The following day Mr. Sato of Chula Vista died. But same day over 80 of us internees were released."
img Painting of a cloud formation over hills (ddr-manz-2-3)
Caption: "At evening I sketched this beautiful, unusual cloud formation. All at [sic] us noticed it. We wondered whether these might mean that we would be at peace."
img Painting of a guard during night inspection (ddr-manz-2-4)
Caption: "His bald pate shined as bright as a full moon. At first they inspected the barracks three times a night, waking us. Later, they stopped this."
img Painting showing guayule harvesting (ddr-manz-2-8)
Caption: "The first successful growing of - guayule rubber plant cuttings."
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."
img Painting of the Manzanar High School 1944 graduation (ddr-manz-2-11)
Caption: "Manzanar High School commencement of 1944. Our democratic country has people representing all nation[s] - Mr. Ralph P. Merritt."
img Painting of the rubber extraction process (ddr-manz-2-13)
Caption: "A huge blender speedily stirring gallons of water mixed with chopped guayule, forces rubber out of the wood. This is a mechanical method which has been proved most efficient in extracting rubber from guayule shrubs."
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."
img Painting of men relaxing after dinner (ddr-manz-2-20)
Caption on reverse: "Relaxing after super."
img Painting of a sunset at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-21)
Caption on reverse: "Santa Fe's sunsets were beautiful!"
img Painting of men listening to music (ddr-manz-2-22)
Caption: "Mr. Murayama, Mr. Hoshimiya. Enjoying the recording music."
img Sunrise at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-23)
Caption on reverse: "Dawn in the winter."
img Painting of a scene at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-24)
Caption: "Santa Fe Internment Camp."
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
Caption on reverse: "Panorama of Santa Fe Internment Center. Drawn on writing paper - with anxiety - during early days when I was not sure that drawings of any kind were permitted."