Memories of Childhood


This book donated by Roger Shimomura is a collection of his prints from his "Memories of Childhood" series. The many prints depict his growing up in prison camps during WWII. The art is in Shimomura's classic pop art style, while containing many symbolism and metaphors that show the racism and disparity of the prison camps.

Maker: Shimomura, Roger

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American, Executive Order 9066


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Credit Line: Gift of Roger Shimomura

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0024.01Catalog Number: 2016.0024Accession Number: 2016.0024.01

Object Name: book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 12 in x 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 30.48 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_1821443

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