Wooden name plate used in Manzanar

Description
This name plate identified the residence of Michibiku Ozamoto. Her name is spelled out in both Japanese characters and English. The numbers 24-4-3 stand for Block 24, Barracks 4, Apartment 3. The sign was constructed from scrap wood found around Manzanar Relocation Center.
Object Name
name plate
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
place made
United States: California, Manzanar
ID Number
1986.3067.01
nonaccession number
1986.3067
catalog number
1986.3067.01
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
National Treasures exhibit
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Exhibition
Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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