Record player

Like the radio, this record player was purchased from a Sears, Roebuck, and Company catalogue. Purchasing objects like these made life in the interment camp feel a little bit more like home. Internees could escape the harsh condition of the barracks by listening to their favorite music.
Currently not on view
Object Name
record player
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
light green (overall color)
brown (overall color)
overall: 10 in x 12 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 31.75 cm x 29.21 cm
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
Record player
Credit Line
Gift of Haruko Morimoto

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