Young Japanese Americans gathering outside barracks

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ddr-densho-151-253 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00253)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original caption: Stockton, California. Young persons of Japanese ancestry, second and third generation Americans. They have been in camp about a week, where there is little for them to do as yet. The sun is very hot. The oldest of these boys has been studying this morning. The book that he carries is a text on American government.

Identified left to right: unidentified, Henry Yoshiyuki Nishioka, Shoji George Tabuchi; unidentified, unidentified, Yuke Yoshikawa (twin boy sitting on fence) Tad Yoshikawa (twin boy standing) and Amy Yoshikawa.

May 19, 1942


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Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration

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