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A Heart Mountain barrack, an original structure saved and preserved from the concentration camp in Wyoming. This is one of the notable artifacts on display in "Common Ground: The Heart of Community ", an ongoing exhibition of the Japanese American National Museum.

Two rooms of the original barracks, meant for a famly of two or three. More than 10,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated in barracks like this during WWII.

To learn more about Japanese American National Museum, visit at janm.org .

editor — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:50 p.m.


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