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Guide to the Moriyuki Shimada Scrapbook, 1942-1945
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Mori Shimada Album

 

Heart Mountain baseball 1942-1945 92.10.2DF

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 7 in.

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 10 baseball players posed in front of baseball scoreboard. Top of scoreboard reads: Ht. Mt. Baseball. Players are arranged into 2 rows: 5 players standing, 5 players kneeling in front. Baseball bats are arranged on the ground in front of them. Players are dressed in baseball uniforms, names on jersey fronts indicate they are part of different teams.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
baseball players
baseball uniform

 

Two women 1942-1945 92.10.2DE

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 3.375 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young ladies. Interior of barrack, they are standing behind raised wooden worktable. Metal trash can on top of worktable. Barracks seen to the right of image.

Subjects

table
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Nobie Masaki 1942-1945 92.10.2DD

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.375 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori- Sincerely, Nobie Masaki

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman taken outdoors. Building in the background. She is wearing a sweater over her shoulders.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
building

 

Betty 1942-1945 92.10.2DC

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 2.375 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

To Mori- Always Betty

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young girl in an open field. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Man 1942-1945 92.10.2DB

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.875 x 2.375 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man standing in an open dirt field. Barracks off in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

Baseball game 1943-1945 92.10.2DA

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.75 x 3.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Kenshi batting--Tets Furukawa on deck Tolleson High School Butte High School game Score 3-6

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball game. Taken from behind home plate. Umpire in immediate foreground. Batter in mid-swing. Catcher just in back of plate. Spectators off in the distance.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator
catcher

 

Baseball game 1943-1945 92.10.2CZ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.75 x 3.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Tets Hasegawa batting Tolleson Hi Butte Hi

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball game in progress. At home plate, 2 players and umpire in view. Catcher in view. Batter hitting the ball. Spectators off in the distance.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator
catcher

 

Kenshi Zenimura 1942-1945 92.10.2CY

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.25 x 3 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Kenshi Zenimura's signature on face of photo

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w image of a baseball batter taking a swing, umpire squatting behind him with mitt outstretched. Spectators seated in bleachers in background.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Zenimura, Kenzo
spectator
catcher

 

Boy in cowboy hat 1942-1945 92.10.2CX

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 1.875 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man leaning on a boy looking out of barracks window. Boy is wearing a cowboy hat.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
boy

 

Baseball players 1942-1945 92.10.2CW

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 4 young men, 2 standing and 2 kneeling down. The 2 standing are holding baseball bats in a batting stance. 2 kneeling are wearing baseball gloves. On the ground in front of them are 2 more baseball gloves. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

baseball bat
baseball glove
baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Mess hall 1942-1945 92.10.2CV

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 2 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of male kitchen helper. He is wearing chefs cap and apron. He is standing by the door of mess hall. Sign to his right reads: effective Oct. 1 all visitors meals will be 50 per person.

Subjects

mess hall
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
food service employees

 

Young couple 1942-1945 92.10.2CU

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a couple sitting on the wood steps leading up to entrance of a barrack. They are smiling and holding hands.

Subjects

couple
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Koi nobori 1942-1945 92.10.2CT

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 2 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 koi nobori flying on a pole outside barracks. Other barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
koi nobori

 

Woman and car 1942-1945 92.10.2CS

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.25 x 2.25 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman standing next to a car. Full length image of young woman dressed in dark skirt, long sleeved sweater, and white blouse. She is next to a large dark sedan.

Subjects

automobiles
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Woman and car 1942-1945 92.10.2CR

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.875 x 2.875 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman standing next to a car. Full length image of young woman in plaid skirt and long sleeved white blouse. She is next to a large dark sedan.

Subjects

automobiles
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Heart Mountain baseball 1945 92.10.2CQ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball players. Total of 26 men: 12 standing in back, 14 sitting in front. Baseball bats and baseball gloves on ground in front. Most players in baseball uniforms. Spectators to the right of image.
 

Graduation announcement (recto of envelope) 1945 92.10.2CP_er

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.5 x 6.25 in.

General Physical Description

Ivory paper envelope.

General Content Note

1 engraved graduation announcement for Heart Mountain High School. On L, pencil drawing of a building. Insert card with name: Miss Kimiko Yokoyama. On the R: The Senior Class of Heart Mountain High School announces commencement exercises Thursday evening May twenty-fourth at eight o'clock high school auditorium.

Subjects

graduation
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Heart Mountain High School
Yokoyama, Kimiko

 

Graduation announcement (verso) 1945 92.10.2CP_v

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6 x 8.5 in.

General Physical Description

Graduation announcement printed on ivory paper with embossing and name card insert.

General Content Note

1 engraved graduation announcement for Heart Mountain High School. On L, pencil drawing of a building. Insert card with name: Miss Kimiko Yokoyama. On the R: The Senior Class of Heart Mountain High School announces commencement exercises Thursday evening May twenty-fourth at eight o'clock high school auditorium.

Subjects

graduation
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Heart Mountain High School
Yokoyama, Kimiko

 

Graduation announcement (verso) 1945 92.10.2CP_r

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6 x 8.5 in.

General Physical Description

Graduation announcement printed on ivory paper with embossing and name card insert.

General Content Note

1 engraved graduation announcement for Heart Mountain High School. On L, pencil drawing of a building. Insert card with name: Miss Kimiko Yokoyama. On the R: The Senior Class of Heart Mountain High School announces commencement exercises Thursday evening May twenty-fourth at eight o'clock high school auditorium.

Subjects

graduation
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Heart Mountain High School
Yokoyama, Kimiko

 

Basketball game 1945 92.10.2CO

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 1.75 x 1.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a basketball game in progress. 2 players are going up for jump ball . Referee seen just behind players. Spectators in background.

Subjects

basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players
spectator

 

Heart Mountain basketball 1945 92.10.2CM

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 8 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed on face with signatures of players.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 26 young men. 14 kneeling down in front. 12 standing behind. 5 basketballs on the ground in front. Signatures written across each player's picture.

Subjects

basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players

 

Heart Mountain basketball 1945 92.10.2CL

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 8 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed on face with signatures of players

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of basketball players in uniform. 14 total: 6 men front row; 6 men back row standing, wearing dark tops; 2 more men standing in back on either end wearing street clothes. In front of the men on the far right is a picture of another man. Basketball on the ground in front. Players, front center, are touching the basketball. Signatures of players are written on their picture.

Subjects

basketball uniform
basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players

 

Heart Mountain basketball 1945 92.10.2CK

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 8 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed on face with signatures of players

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 12 young men. Some wearing basketball uniforms with name Bears written on the jersey. 2 rows: 7 in back, 5 kneeling down in front. Basketball in front.

Subjects

basketball uniform
basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

M.I.S. Gis 1945 92.10.2CJ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil on reverse: M.I.S. GIs Fort Snelling

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w group portrait. 6 women and 10 men. 8 of the men are in U.S. Army uniforms. The other 2 men are in civilian clothes. Blackboard behind group reads: Eagles Cody, across top of blackboard; then score 00 05. Inscription on page of photograph album reads: MIS boys from Snelling.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Japanese American soldiers
Military Intelligence Service

 

Shizei 1945 92.10.2CI

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Always Shizei

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman standing in an open field. Barracks in the background. Woman is wearing short sleeved blouse and skirt.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Mary 1944-1945 92.10.2CH

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Just Mary.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young lady. She is standing in front of steps leading to barracks. She is wearing a skirt and jacket. Some snow remains on the ground, by the steps.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
snow

 

Mae 1944-1945 92.10.2CG

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6.75 x 4.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Best wishes always Mori, Sincerely Mae. Pencil inscription on verso reads: My best snow scene also super subject Mae Suzuki

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young girl standing in the snow. She is wearing a plaid skirt, blouse and cardigan sweater. 2 people off in the background. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
snow

 

Heart Mountain basketball 1944-1945 92.10.2CF

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7.125 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a basketball team. 10 are dressed in team basketball uniforms, 3 are in street clothes. 2 rows: back row, 7 men on either side are not in uniform; front row, 6 men, man on left is not in uniform.

Subjects

basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players

 

Chi Akizuki 1944-1945 92.10.2CE

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 3.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Chi Akizuki. Inscription on reverse reads: Chi Akizuki fence and guard tower

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a basketball player in basketball uniform. Young man is posing, holding a basketball, as if ready to pass.

Subjects

basketball uniform
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players

 

Meiji Kawakami 1944-1945 92.10.2CD

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 3.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Meiji Kawakami.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a basketball player in basketball uniform. Young man is posing, holding a basketball. He is bending at waist, dribble stance.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Kawakami, Meiji
basketball players

 

Heart Mountain basketball 1944-1945 92.10.2CC

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Signed along pictures; Tets Fikuni, one of the signatures. Inscription on reverse reads: Zebra basketball team "A" team Can't get Tets Bessho's signature #20

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 11 basketball players in basketball uniforms. 2 rows: 5 in front, 6 in back. Also 2 other men in street clothes; 1 on far L of front row, 1 on far R of back row.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
basketball players

 

Ruby 1944-1945 92.10.2CB

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Sincerely Ruby.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman perched on some kind of post in an open field.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Hideko Takehara 1944-1945 92.10.2CA

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Sincerely, the best of wishes, Hideko Takehara.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Young woman 1944-1945 92.10.2BZ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 7 x 4.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Just [name illegible].

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Barracks fire 1944-1945 92.10.2BY

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Out of control

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a barrack on fire. Structures to the R of image more involved in fire. Structures to the L of image appear to be smoking.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
fire

 

Barracks fire 1944 92.10.2BX

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Bill Shundo on end of hose

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of barracks with smoke coming for the last unit. People with water hose, attempting to put out fire.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
fire
fire hose

 

Lillian Sugita 1944 92.10.2BW

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.375 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Aloha, Lillian Sugita.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman. Woman posed indoors. Banners on wall behind her. Dresser behind her. Pictures on top of the dresser.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Sugita, Lillian
interior

 

Yuri 1944 92.10.2BV

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Sincerely Yuri.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. She is standing in an open area. Hills in the background.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
hills

 

Betty 1944 92.10.2BU

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Sincerely Betty

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. Barracks in background; 2 men walking.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Heart Mountain and Gila River baseball 1944 92.10.2BS

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.75 x 3.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription, autographed on their pictures, L-R reads: [?] Zenimura, [?], Kenzo Zenimura. Caption written on page of photograph album reads: Gila All Stars - 1944.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 3 young men. All are dressed in baseball uniforms. 2 on the R are also wearing baseball gloves.

Subjects

Concentration camps, Gila River
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Zenimura, Kenzo
baseball players
baseball uniform

 

Kenzo Zenimura 1944 92.10.2BR

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4 x 3 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Kenzo Zenimura.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man. Taken from waist up, he is standing in front of building. Sign in front of building reads: Police station; Japanese characters just below the English lettering.

Subjects

police department
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Zenimura, Kenzo

 

Baseball game 1944 92.10.2BQ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.75 x 4.25 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball game in progress. Base runner sliding into base. Other player looking at him, ready to tag him out. Another player to the R of image. Spectators in the background.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator

 

"Dark Eyes" 1944 92.10.2BP

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.5 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, "Dark Eyes". Inscription on reverse reads: 6-20-45 Mori--Best wishes to a swell fella--keep up the good photography work--I intend to take it up sometime so I'll be asking you for pointers! Good luck--Chiyo

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young girl. Barracks and Heart Mountain in background. Girl has her arms behind her; left hand holding right arm.

Subjects

mountain
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Heart Mountain baseball 1944 92.10.2BO

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 6.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed on face with signatures of players.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 16 baseball players. 9 standing in back row; 7 kneeling down in front. All are wearing baseball uniforms. 7 in front holding bats and wearing baseball gloves. Back row, 4th from L in regular clothes and wearing a hat. Each team member autographed on his picture. Taken on the occasion of Gila All Stars versus Heart Mountain.

Subjects

baseball bat
baseball glove
baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Kenzo Zenimura 1943-1944 92.10.2BN

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Signed: Kenzo Zenimura

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young men. Camp barracks in the background. Man on the L has his right hand resting on his hip. One on the right has his left hand behind his back.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Zenimura, Kenzo

 

Baseball game 1945 92.10.2BM

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a baseball game in progress. Panoramic view of game with spectators and barracks in background.

Subjects

baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator

 

Two men 1944 92.10.2BL

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.375 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription across each individual: K. Zenimura S. Sugita

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 men. Man on R is wearing a hat. Barracks in background.

Subjects

men
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Two men 1944 92.10.2BK

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription written across figure on left: Kenshi Zenimura

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young men standing on grassy area. Camp barracks in the background.

Subjects

men
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Betty 1942-1945 92.10.2BJ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 3.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Sincerely Betty

General Physical Description

Hand-colored black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. Portrait taken from waist up. Scarf tied around her hair. Pin at center of blouse.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Baseball game 1944 92.10.2BI

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 7.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball game. Baseball field with game in progress. Barracks off at the distant background. Hilly area to the left background.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
baseball field

 

Heart Mountain baseball 1944 92.10.2BH

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.625 x 6.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball team. 12 young men posed with baseball bats and baseball gloves on the ground in front of them. All are wearing baseball caps. 2 on the far right back row are wearing baseball uniforms; the one on the end is wearing a baseball glove

Subjects

baseball bat
baseball glove
baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
baseball uniform

 

Kim Yakayama 1944 92.10.2BG

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 3.125 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Mori, Most sincerely, Kim Yakayama

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. She is standing in the road. Barrack in the background to the left. Hilly area to the right.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
Yakayama, Kim

 

Bill 1944 92.10.2BF

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.875 x 4.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, A pal Bill.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man bent at the waist. Following through after throwing a pitch, baseball glove is on the left hand. Barracks in background.

Subjects

baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Fumi Munekiyo leaving for Cleveland 1944 92.10.2BE

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.75 x 4.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Fumi Munekiyo leaving for Cleveland

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 5 young women standing in front of wooden building. The girls on the left and middle have overcoats over their arms. Just behind is another young woman, hair in braids, walking down steps.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Fumi Munekiyo June 14, 1944 92.10.2BD

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 6.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Just me, Fumi Munekiyo. 6-14-44

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman sitting on the ground. Left arm is hugging her legs. Right arm is resting on the ground.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Kimi 1944 92.10.2BC

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6.75 x 4.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, As ever Kimi.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman standing in open area. Her hands are behind her back. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Mary Nakamoto 1944 92.10.2BB

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5.75 x 3.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To the voice, just Mary Nakamoto

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. She is posing with her right hand on top of her head; left hand on her waist. Barracks are in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Marion Nida 1944 92.10.2BA

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6 x 4 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Mori-- Just Marion Nida

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. She is standing in an open area. Barracks in the distant background. She has arms crossed in front of her. She is wearing bobby socks, saddle shoes, skirt and sweater.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Mary 1944 92.10.2AZ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 6.25 x 4.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: To Mori, Always Mary.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young woman. Picture from waist up. Barracks in background. She is wearing a heart-shaped pin inscribed with the number 225 on her blouse.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

L.A. Girls 1944 92.10.2AY

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscribed on reverse: L.A. girls. Had picture of their social club but I gave it away along with many others. Mori Shimada. One of the very few pictures that I have with the guard tower. I see Tets (with glasses) at Mt. Views bon odori Didn't go this year

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

"Bon odori" refers to a traditional dance (odori) often performed at a Buddhist festival (bon) held in August.
1 b&w photograph of 5 young women. Side view of them posed. All with hands on their hips. Barracks in background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Zebra Social Club 1944 92.10.2AX

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 6.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: 2-2 Mori-0 Zebra Social Club Advisor - George Yamaoka

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 23 young men. 12 in back row; 11 in front row sitting. All are wearing suits. Heart Mountain in background.

Subjects

men
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Hi Jinks Club 1944 92.10.2AW

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 7 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: 1943 Hi Jinks Club Washington girls

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 22 girls. They are arranged into 4 rows. They are standing outside of a barrack. 4 in front are kneeling down.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Sunie 1944 92.10.2AV

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4 x 3 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

To Mori, most fondly, Sunie.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman kneeling down on grassy area. Side view.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Crowd scene 1943-1944 92.10.2AU

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.25 x 3.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of people walking down a road. Mountains in the distance.

Subjects

mountain
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
road

 

Crowd scene 1943-1944 92.10.2AT

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.25 x 3.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

b&w photograph of large group. Train to left of image; buildings off in the background. People either waiting to board train or have just got off the train.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
train

 

Man 1942-1945 92.10.2AS

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 2 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man wearing overcoat and hat. Standing in road, barracks on either side of road in background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

Man 1943-1944 92.10.2AR

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 1.875 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man wearing overcoat and hat. Standing in road, barracks on either side of road in background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

"Amos" 1943-1944 92.10.2AQ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: Mori, "Amos"

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman standing near brick building. Snow on ground. Barracks and cars in background.
 

Man 1943-1944 92.10.2AP

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.25 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man wearing jacket with collar pulled up over ears. Standing in the snow. Barracks in the distant background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man
snow

 

Betty 1943-1944 92.10.2AO

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: Mori, always Betty.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young woman standing in an open area. Barracks and car in background.
 

Man 1943-1944 92.10.2AN

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man standing in the snow. He is wearing overcoat and appears to be cold. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
snow

 

Man 1943-1944 92.10.2AM

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 1.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man standing in open area. Camp barracks in distant background. Young man has a sweater on, arms crossed across his chest.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

Fusa and Yosh February 1944 92.10.2AL

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 2.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: Feb. 1944, To Mori-- Always, Fusa Just, Yosh

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young girls taken just outside camp barracks door. One sitting on wooden railing, the other standing just in front of her.
 

Man in office 1943 92.10.2AK

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 2.375 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a man sitting behind a desk. Files in the foreground. Door behind and to the left of him.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man
desk

 

Skaters 1943 92.10.2AJ

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a boy and girl wearing ice skates, facing camera. Skaters skating behind them on the ice.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
skating
ice skates

 

Group photo 1943 92.10.2AI

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.25 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 3 young girls. Snow piled up just in front of them, about 6 inches or so. Car to the right side of image. Buildings in the background. All are wearing outer jackets, looking cold.

Subjects

women
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
jacket
snow

 

Basketball game 1943 92.10.2AH

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3 x 3 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Mori-14

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young girls playing basketball. 2 in process of jump ball. Playing in open field, grassy area, spectators in background.

Subjects

basketball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
spectator

 

Itsuko 1943 92.10.2AG

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.5 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: to Mori, with best wishes Itsuko

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young lady standing in open area. Barracks in background. Fire hydrant just to left of young lady.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
fire hydrant

 

Kaz 1943 92.10.2AF

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.75 x 2 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Kaz taxi driver 1943

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man standing in open area camp barracks behind him. He has on white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

Sid M. October 1943 92.10.2AE

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2 x 2 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: to Mori, my best wishes Sid M[illegible] 10-1943

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man standing on steps leading to door of barracks. Door is open, young man has something over his left arm, possibly a coat, and is carrying a book.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man

 

Crowd scene 1943 92.10.2AD

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of people lined up and approaching line. Barrack has 4 smokestacks, so could possibly be mess hall. Flatbed truck just in front of smokestack area.

Subjects

mess hall
trucks
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain

 

Mori Shimada February 1943 92.10.2AC

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 2.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Me

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of teenage boy standing in open area in front of barracks. He is wearing white sweatshirt and blue jeans with cuffs rolled up.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man
Shimada, Moriyuki

 

Group photo 1943-1944 92.10.2AB

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Teige Saburo Me

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 3 teenage boys, arms about each others shoulders. Standing facing camera in open field in front of barracks. One on left wearing t-shirt and jeans. One in middle wearing overalls. One on right in short sleeved shirt.

Subjects

men
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Shimada, Moriyuki

 

Mori Shimada February 1943 92.10.2AA

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Me, again

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of young man showing off his upper torso muscles. He is shirtless, wearing rolled up cuff blue jeans. Standing in open area. Barracks to the left.

Subjects

weight lifters
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
man
Shimada, Moriyuki

 

Baseball game February 1943 92.10.2Z

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 0.875 x 2 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph taken just behind home plate, spectators just in front of camera, 3 or so, have hats on. Batter poised to run the bases. Barracks and more spectators in background.

Subjects

baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator

 

Baseball game February 1943 92.10.2Y

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 0.875 x 1.875 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph taken just behind home plate. Batter getting ready to drop the bat and run. Barracks in background. Spectators in background.

Subjects

baseball bat
baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator

 

Baseball game February 1943 92.10.2X

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 0.75 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball field, home plate, batter, catcher and home plate umpire. Left handed batter in process of swinging at the ball. Spectators in the background.

Subjects

umpire
orchard
baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator
catcher

 

Baseball game February 1943 92.10.2W

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 0.625 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of baseball field at home plate shows catcher, home plate umpire, batter in process of swinging at the ball. Spectators in the background. Right handed batter.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
umpire
spectator
catcher

 

Football game February 1943 92.10.2V

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.25 x 3.25 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Proof Football in Ht. Mt. Mori Shimada

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a football game, players on the field, game in progress. Spectators in the background.

Subjects

football
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
spectator

 

George February 1943 92.10.2U

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on image reads: George January 1943

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a young man, standing in front of barracks. Scarf around his neck, wearing sunglasses. Inscription on image reads: George January 1943

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
scarf

 

Group photo February 1943 92.10.2T

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Feb. 20 1943 Gila R. Camp

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of Girls Athletic Association. 9 girls standing in front of cactus. Hilly area behind them, a little slack on top of it. Small fence about 2 feet high in front of it.

Subjects

women
cactus
Concentration camps, Gila River
hills

 

Group photo February 1943 92.10.2S

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Febr. 20, 1943 Gila R. Camp

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 22 girls and 1 Caucasian woman. 3 rows, 1st row of 6 girls seated on ground, middle row of 7 girls kneeling on ground, back row of 8 girls standing, Caucasian woman and one girl standing behind last row.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
Concentration camps, Gila River

 

Group photo 1942-1945 92.10.2R

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Taken Febr. 20, 1943 Gila R. Camp

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 13 young girls and a Caucasian woman taken outside building. Barrack buildings at a distance from the building. 10 girls seated on the ground, 3 standing behind this group. Caucasian woman standing behind main group to the left. Girl 2nd from left in first row, seated on the ground, holding a baseball bat.

Subjects

baseball bat
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
Concentration camps, Gila River

 

Group photo February 1943 92.10.2Q

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Febr. 20, 1943 Gila R. Camp

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of Gila River girls softball team. 13 young girls standing outside building, 10 girls sitting on the ground, 2nd girl from left, sitting on ground, holding a baseball bat. Door of the building behind group is open. Small rock garden to the left of image.

Subjects

baseball bat
softball
women
Concentration camps, Gila River

 

Field workers February 1943 92.10.2P

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.75 x 4.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of Heart Mountain inmates on work furlough harvesting sugar beets. Young men, 4 in front row kneeling or sitting on the ground, 5 in back standing. All in a vegetable field. All either wearing caps or hats. A dog is sitting between 1st and 2nd man seated on ground.

Subjects

workers
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Idaho
sugar beets
field

 

Group photo 1943-1945 92.10.2O

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 4.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Hi schoolers walking home

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 5 young women standing in row wearing skirts or dresses and carrying notebooks and/or books. Barracks in the background.

Subjects

students
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Group photo 1944 92.10.2N

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.625 x 6.875 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Fuka Shimizu leaving for Chicago, Cleveland and who knows where!!

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 22 young men in 2 rows in an inch of snow. Other people and part of building visible in background. The San Jose Zebras Athletic Club pose outside in their winter coats.

Subjects

men
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
snow
Zebras (bseball team)

 

Group photo 1942-1945 92.10.2M

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.875 x 6.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription reads: Sincerely Tazu Omori M___ M___ [second name illegible]

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young women crouched on dirt road with fire hydrant between them. Heart Mountain peak and barracks in the distance.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women
fire hydrant

 

Baseball game 1944 92.10.2L

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4.75 x 6.75 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of view of baseball game from behind home plate. Backs of umpire, catcher and batter, batter, Mari Shimada (no. 11) has just hit the ball. Barracks in the distance to the right, hills on the left.

Subjects

baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Shimada, Moriyuki

 

Group photo 1942-1945 92.10.2K

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 2.5 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 women, 2 men and small child (held by 1 of them women), standing in about 2 to 5 inches of snow. Barracks visible in the background to the right and left.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
snow

 

Two women 1942-1945 92.10.2J

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 2.375 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 young women in sweaters and skirts walking on dirt path towards the camera. Barrack buildings in the background.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
women

 

Ice skaters 1942-1945 92.10.2I

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 1.75 x 1.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Ice skaters Don't know who the pretty one is Mori Shimada

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of 2 men and 1 woman holding hands, wearing ice skates and standing on frozen pond or lake. Barrack buildings visible at great distance.

Subjects

barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
skating
ice skates

 

Group photo April 1943 92.10.2H

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.25 x 4.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: April 1943 Gila

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of Gila River camp girls' basketball champions. 11 young women kneeling and standing next to outside wall of building. One of the women in the front row center is holding pennant with words "Basketball Champions."

Subjects

basketball
women
Concentration camps, Gila River

 

Heart Mountain baseball May 1944 92.10.2G

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 3.375 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a catcher standing and waiting for the ball to be thrown home. Below is a man sliding into home base. There is an umpire behind them both. George Miyahara was the first baseball from San Francisco then went to Heart Mountain then after camp went back to San Francisco. Tas Yamada is sliding into home base and he is from San Jose, went to Heart Mountain then after camp went to Detroit. Harry Miyakusu is the umpire from San Jose, then went to Heart Mountain, and returned to San Jose. They are all San Jose Zebras. 1944 All-Star team from Heart Mountain which played a visiting team from Gila River. Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war. Most of the fans were issei and they wore fedora (Stetson) hats to the game. Heart Mountain All Stars won three games to two over Gila River All Stars. But Gila River won all of the other games. All the games were at Heart Mountain.

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Miyakusu, Harry
Yamada, Tas
Miyahara, George
umpire
Concentration camps, Gila River
catcher

 

Chow time early 1943 92.10.2F

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 1.875 x 2.125 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Mori 9 Chow time

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of about seven men sitting at a table. There is a wooden beam in the center of the photograph. Heart Mountain Mess Hall in early 1943. The table top is not finished. Warren Isa is the first person on the left in the front.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
army
Isa, Warren

 

Baseball game September or October 1944 92.10.2E

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 4 x 6 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of Mori Shimoda batting for Heart Mountain all star baseball team photograph. 1944 All-Star team from Heart Mountain which played a visiting team from Gila River. Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war. Heart Mountain All Stars won three games to two over Gila River All Stars. But Gila River won all of the other games. All the games were at Heart Mountain. Front row (left to right): Snooks Kaoota, Take Ikeda, Yuzo Yasuhara, John Santo, Russ Hinaga, Mori Shimada, Chesty Okagaki, Fuzzy Shimada (went on to become a professional bowler after the war). Back row: Tosh Asano, Texie Watanabe, Min Horino, Babe Nomura, Fumio Kusunoki, Norman Yasui, George Ishitani, Chiakizuki, Bill Shundo, Rosie Matsui (coach).

Subjects

baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Zenimura, "Pop"
Yasui, Norman
Shimada, Moriyuki
catcher

 

Crowd scene May 1945 92.10.2D

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Mori-19 NO20 Well wishers heading back to camp

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a large crowd of people walking towards the camera. There is a car on the right and buildings in the distance. Heart Mountain evacuees heading back to camp after sending off friends who were leaving Heart Mountain for their new or old homes. This is dated May 1945 and took place after dinner. Most of the people headed to the area from where they came from originally.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
resettlement

 

Long line at the movies May 1944 92.10.2C

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 2.375 x 2.375 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: Mori-15 Long line at the movies

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of a large crowd of people in line. They are lining up to two barracks in the distance. There is a guard tower on the far left. Long line waiting for the theater to open at Heart Mountain. The cost was about 20 cents and a giant single ice cream cone was 5 cents.

Subjects

Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
movie

 

Heart Mountain All-Stars September or October 1944 92.10.2B

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 5 x 6.75 in.

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: 1944 All Stars

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

General Content Note

Heart Mountain baseball team photograph. 1944 All-Star team from Heart Mountain which played a visiting team from Gila River. Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war. Heart Mountain All Stars won three games to two over Gila River All Stars. But Gila River won all of the other games. All the games were at Heart Mountain. Front row (left to right): Snooks Kaoota, Take Ikeda, Yuzo Yasuhara, John Santo, Russ Hinaga, Mori Shimada, Chesty Okagaki, Fuzzy Shimada (went on to become a professional bowler after the war). Back row: Tosh Asano, Texie Watanabe, Min Horino, Babe Nomura, Fumio Kusunoki, Norman Yasui, George Ishitani, Chiakizuki, Bill Shundo, Rosie Matsui (coach).

Subjects

Okagaki, Chesty
Concentration camps, Gila River
Shimada, Fuzzy
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
baseball
Kaoota, Snooks
Ikeda, Tak
Yasuhara, Yuzo
Shimada, Moriyuki
Hinaga, Russ
Matsui, Rosie
Asano, Tosh
Watanabe, Texie
Horino, Min
Nomura, Babe
Kusunoki, Fumio
Ishitani, George
Shundo, Bill
Santo, John

 

Baseball game Spring 1944 92.10.2A

Creator/Collector: Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Physical Description: 3.875 x 5.875 in.

General Physical Description

Black and white photograph

Marks and Inscriptions

Inscription on reverse reads: soft ball

General Content Note

1 b&w photograph of woman catching baseball in camp. Setsu Okada prepared to catch a ball at Heart Mountain. She is playing first base in a block game of possibly the girl scouts. The umpire was a girl scout leader. This is an after dinner game.

Subjects

Girl Scouts
baseball
barrack
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
umpire