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Painting of a baseball game (ddr-manz-2-2)
img Painting of a baseball game (ddr-manz-2-2)
Caption: "Our guard in the watch tower became a spring baseball fan at Santa Fe."
Sketch of baseball scenes (ddr-manz-2-34)
img Sketch of baseball scenes (ddr-manz-2-34)
Caption: "Mr. Higashikuze. Our umpire Mr. Higashikuze knew the rules but the players dint [sic] it. However we all had a good time."
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."
Painting of the rubber extraction process (ddr-manz-2-13)
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."
Painting of internees leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-37)
img Painting of internees leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-37)
Caption: "June 1942. Ending months of uncertainty, we were released from Santa Fe internment camp to return to our families at relocation centers. Everyone cheered as we left camp. Now there was hope we would return home."
Painting of a cooking class at Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-48)
img Painting of a cooking class at Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-48)
"A cooking class. What vitamins do potatoes have? Miss Smith teaches her girls in what used to be the kitchen of mess hall 7."
Painting of the Manzanar High School 1944 graduation (ddr-manz-2-11)
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."
Painting of the shower room at Santa Fe Internment Camps (ddr-manz-2-31)
img Painting of the shower room at Santa Fe Internment Camps (ddr-manz-2-31)
Caption on reverse: "We made bath tubs in the shower room out of wooden fish boxes."
Painting of Manzanar in snow (ddr-manz-2-66)
img Painting of Manzanar in snow (ddr-manz-2-66)
Caption on reverse: "Oil for the barracks in blizzard and snow at Manzanar."
Painting of men keeping camp clean (ddr-manz-2-76)
img Painting of men keeping camp clean (ddr-manz-2-76)
Caption on reverse: "Keeping the camp clean and tidy."
Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-58)
img Sketch of mochitsuki (ddr-manz-2-58)
Caption on reverse: "New Year's 'mochi' on Block 35. We especially appreciated this custom in camp during wartime."
Painting of internees on the train leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-39)
img Painting of internees on the train leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-39)
Caption: "We stopped briefly at a small town - Needles, they said. To our pleasant surprise, Japanese workers brought us boxes of food."
Painting of internees waiting to transfer to buses (ddr-manz-2-40)
img Painting of internees waiting to transfer to buses (ddr-manz-2-40)
Caption: "Mojave, Calif. We waited for our bus here for seven long hours in a desert windstorm - after we disembarked from the trin."
Painting of a guard during night inspection (ddr-manz-2-4)
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."
Painting of spring in Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-16)
img Painting of spring in Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-16)
Caption: "Saturday afternoon spring scene looking south from Block 8; quiet inside, sand pillars outside Manzanar."
Painting of internees arriving at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-41)
img Painting of internees arriving at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-41)
Caption: "Home sweet home for men coming home to Manzanar from feet [?] furlough."
Painting of Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-72)
img Painting of Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-72)
Caption on reverse: "After the Rain - an abandoned baby cart."
Painting of a classroom scene (ddr-manz-2-49)
img Painting of a classroom scene (ddr-manz-2-49)
Caption: "'Gee, that angleworm's my name' said Haruo, slouched over the classroom steps as Mr. Lamphere showed his shorthand pupils how to write their name in the Gregg manner."
Painting of a mess hall scene (ddr-manz-2-19)
img Painting of a mess hall scene (ddr-manz-2-19)
Caption on reverse: "Chow time at the mess hall. Santa Fe."
Painting of an administration scene at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-43)
img Painting of an administration scene at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-43)
Caption: "I visited Dr. Carter today because school has opened and I am to make drawings of class scenes. It seemed a hundred people were rushing in and out of her office. All over her desk; the telephone rang all the time."
Painting of a scene at Manzanar Grammar School (ddr-manz-2-46)
img Painting of a scene at Manzanar Grammar School (ddr-manz-2-46)
Caption: "'Teacher, I know - ' At the other end of the same barrack. First graders of Miss Joh sit awkwardly about the mess table. A question has just been asked. Little Hiroshi, on the end slowly lifts his hand 'Teacher, I know.'"
Painting of the nursery school at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-44)
img Painting of the nursery school at Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-44)
Caption: "It's nap time, but there's more noise than rest. The youngsters wriggle around, won't lie still. The teachers look exhausted. The scam in the foreground turns around. 'Hiya popa, watcha doin'?' Rest time in the nursery class."
Painting of Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-51)
img Painting of Manzanar High School (ddr-manz-2-51)
Caption: "Manzanar High School. Studies took on great importance in these barrack classrooms. This was a day before the week-end holiday."
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