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George S. Iwanaga Papers
H.Mss.1071  
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Series 1: Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence to George S. Iwanaga 1942

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2 letters. One on "The International Nickel Company, Inc." letterhead, dated 1942 November 9. One on "Steel and Tubes Division, Republic Steel Corporation" letterhead, dated 1942 November 18. Letters were from materials vendors and were sent to Iwanaga while working as an assistant in the Public Works Department at Heart Mountain.
Box 1, Folder 2

Program, "Through their Eyes" 2002

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Presented by the UCLA Nikkei Student Union, "Through their Eyes," is an exposition about the wartime internment of Japanese Americans duriing World War II. Program includes a bit of biographical information in which Iwanaga relates the story of receiving a camera from his mother as a graduation gift in 1939 and using it to document "our experiences during these confinement years."
Box 1, Folder 3

"Report on Color Photography" 1945

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Written by George S. Iwanaga for an English class at the Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota. Includes grade of "A" and note from professor, "Excellently developed, clearly explained, and beautifully illustrated." 37 pages.
Box 1, Folder 4

Resume, Paul Iwanaga

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Single leaf, two-sided. 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 5

Thesis, "The Separation of Aerodynamic and Structural Damping in Suspension Bridges" 1947

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Co-written by George Shinichi Iwanaga, Donald G. Stensrud and John Melville Wilson and submitted for the degree of Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Washington. 42 pages.
 

Series 2: Photographs

Box 1, Folder 6

"A crowd seeing friends leaving from camp"

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Black and white photograph, 10 x 7 inches, mounted on cardstock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 7

American flag on pole

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Black and white photograph, 7.25 x 10 inches.
Box 1, Folder 8

Block 14 softball teams

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Black and white photographs, 8 x 10 inches, captions adhered to back. One photo of the "girls" softball team and one photo of the "boys" softball team. Coach Shig Hioki is depicted in both. 2 photographs.
Box 1, Folder 9

"By George Iwanaga"

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Black and white photograph, 10 x 8 inches, mounted on card stock, caption adhered to back. Photo depicts honor roll, "In honor of the men from Heart Mountain serving in the armed forces of the United States of America in the World War II."
Box 1, Folder 10

"Cemetery with flowers"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, mounted to card stock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 11

"Frank Iwanaga parting from a friend for work and school"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, mounted on card stock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 12

"From Los Angeles, CA, Joe and Alice Yamada's son"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, mounted on card stock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 13

"From San Jose, CA, Mrs. Hioki and Toshiko going out for lunch"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 14

Guard tower

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches.
Box 1, Folder 15

"Heart Mountain as seen from camp"

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Black and white photograph, 10 x 8 inches, mounted on card stock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 16

"'Home,' Sumi Suehiro, 442 Battalion"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 17

"Mess hall workers - last diners"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 18

Mother and daughter

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches. Depicted are a woman and a girl wearing traditional Japanese clothing.
Box 1, Folder 19

Outside employment and resettlement opportunities

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, mounted on card stock. Depicted is a building with sign.
Box 1, Folder 20

"Shooting the breeze, anytime, anywhere"

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Black and white photograph, 10 x 8 inches, mounted on cardstock, caption adhered to back.
Box 1, Folder 21

Softball game

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Black and white photograph, 10 x 8 inches.
Box 1, Folder 22

"The Armed Forces honor roll, with panel"

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Black and white photograph, 8 x 10 inches, caption adhered to back.
Box 2, Folder 1

Camp photos, Heart Mountain, Wyoming

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6 black and white photographs and title mounted to 28 x 22 inch poster board, captions hand-written in pencil below each photo. Depicted are scenes of the exterior of the camp. At top of poster board are 3 photographs pieced together into a panaramic image.
Box 2, Folder 2

Camp photos (folder 1)

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9 black and white photographs mounted on 28 x 22 inch poster board, captions hand-written in pencil below each photo. Depicted is daily life at the camp. One photo, "Mess hall workers" is missing.
Box 2, Folder 3

Camp photos (folder 2)

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8 black and white photographs mounted to 28 x 22 inch poster board, captions hand-written in pencil below each photo. Depicted are individual and group portraits of internees.
Box 2, Folder 4

Camp photos (folder 3)

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10 black and white photographs mounted to 28 x 22 inch poster board, captions hand-written in pencil below each photo. Depicted are people and buildings at Heart Mountain internment camp.