Christmas card

Although most Japanese American families spent Christmas behind barbed wire, the internment camp communities tried to keep some semblance of normal life by creating Christmas decorations for their homes and for each other. This card was made in Topaz Relocation Center in Utah.
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Object Name
Christmas card
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 4 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 11.7475 cm x 16.51 cm
place made
United States: Utah, Topaz War Relocation Center
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Christmas card
Credit Line
Gift of Fusaye Shinoda

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