This radio was purchased from a Sears, Roebuck, and Company catalogue. These catalogues were found in the internment camp post offices. Internees could order things that they were not able to bring with them from home as long as they could pay for it, and if it was not banned.
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Object Name
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
electrical components (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 26.67 cm x 34.925 cm x 15.5575 cm
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nonaccession number
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Haruko Morimoto

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