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Black and white silent amateur footage documenting life in Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, captured by Naokichi Hashizume in February 1945.

This segment shows people hurrying through the camp, bundled against the cold wind; Heart Mountain; camp buildings under a U.S. flag; a truck crossing the camp; people walking through the camp; and parked cars (00:53).

Credits: Naokichi Hashizume Collection, Gift of the Hashizume, Uemura and Ouchi Families, Japanese American National Museum (92.18.9). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 25 2012 8:02 a.m.


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