Drawing of the inside of a shower room at Tanforan Assembly Center

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Kenneth Nobuji Iyeki Collection

Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "Here is a typical shower room (men's). By the time we were to be shipped to Utah, the plywood walls were warped and twisted by the constant humidity. The shwere would turn from hot to cold and from cold to hot. One often traversed the entire camp, searching for a shower room with hot water. At our particular shower, there would always be odl women walking in at odd (and embarassing) moments to fill their pails at the faucets. [?] were tacked up on the walls and used for the most part went unheaded."

c. Apr.-Oct. 1942




Courtesy of the Kenneth Nobuji Iyeki Collection, Densho