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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 a group of women handicrafting, seated at a table, making paper flowers; a man and woman assemble the flowers into a large wreath, with a Japanese-language label attached (02:33).

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 8:11 a.m.


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