WRA resettlement image

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Kaneko Collection

Original WRA caption: Mrs. George Isoda (left) and Mrs. Masumi Kaneko (right) are preparing supper for their husbands in the kitchen of their large Milwaukee home. The Isodas lived in Los Angeles and came to Milwaukee from the Granada Relocation Center. The Kanekos were from Seattle, and lived at the Hunt Relocation Center before coming to Wisconsin. Mr. Isoda is a garage mechanic and Mr. Kaneko works as a compositor in a printing firm. Beginning in summer 1942, the War Relocation Authority (WRA) began to release incarcerees and encouraged them to resettle in areas of the United States other than the West Coast.



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Courtesy of the Kaneko Family Collection, photo by the War Relocation Authority

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