Graduation program, Rohwer High School


Formal education was offered at the relocation camps. Each camp acted as an individual school district. Instructors were either non-Japanese professionals brought into the camps from the outside or qualified residents. Although camps offered education programs, they suffered from lack of appropriate supplies like textbooks and typewriters.

Mrs. Mabel Rose Vogel was an art teacher in Rohwer camp, and retained many of her student's art projects. Many were donated to the Smithsonian for its exhibit, but a roomful remained in her apartment.

Date Made: 1943-1945

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mabel Rose Vogel

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.3144.45Nonaccession Number: 1986.3144Catalog Number: 1986.3144.45

Object Name: graduation program

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink, black (overall material)pencil (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_1294153

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