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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 children ice-skating under a banner, "Winter Carnival"; small boys skate and sled along ice-covered paths through the camp (01:01).

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 8:13 a.m.


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