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1 photographic print : b&w;
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1945

Group of GI's from Fort Snelling and women at what appears to be a social event, Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, 1945. Five men and two women are seated in a row on wooden chairs, while others stand or are seated behind them. 8 of the men are in United States Army uniforms, the other 2 are in civilian clothes. Blackboard on wall has a scoreboard and the names "Eagles" and "Cody" written across top with score below "00" and "05." Man in suit on far right stands while eating from plate in hand. Three of the women have ribbons on their proper left chest.

Inscription

Written in pencil on back, BRC: M.I.S. GI's / Fort Snelling / MORI SHIMADA. Inscription on page of original photograph album: MIS boys from Snelling.

Part of the Japanese American National Museum's permanent collection(92.10.2CJ). Gift of Mori Shimada.

This image was taken from the Japanese American National Museum's online catalogue, for more information about this image please go to:
http://www.janm.org/collections/item/92.10.2CJ/

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Hirasaki National Resource Center at the Japanese American National Museum (hnrc@janm.org).

nicolemyoung — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:49 p.m.


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