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[Miné Okubo drawings of Japanese Americans at Topaz internment camp].
BANC PIC 2007.075:1--FR; BANC PIC 2007.075:2--FR; BANC PIC 2007.075
Collection Overview

Title:

[Miné Okubo drawings of Japanese Americans at Topaz internment camp]

Creator/Contributor:

Okubo, Miné., creator

Abstract:

Drawings of Japanese American internees at Topaz internment camp (officially known as Central Utah Relocation Center) in Topaz, Utah during World War II. Each drawing features a large central portrait surrounded by small, often humorous vignettes depicting living conditions of internees.

Date:

1942-1943 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ut
Central Utah Relocation Center -- Pictorial works
Central Utah Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Pictorial works
Concentration camps -- Utah -- Topaz -- Pictorial works
Japanese Americans -- Portraits
Concentration camps
Japanese Americans
Utah -- Topaz

Note:

One drawing signed by Miné Okubo.
Both drawings include title: Greetings from Topaz.
Presumably drawn during Okubo's internment at Topaz, 1942-1943.

Type:

graphic
Pictorial works.
Portraits.
Drawings.
Portraits.

Physical Description:

drawing
2 drawings (in frames) : pen and ink ; sheets 8 1/2 x 14 in., frames 51 x 37 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2007.075:1--FR
BANC PIC 2007.075:2--FR
BANC PIC 2007.075

Origin:

Utah