Graduation program, Rohwer High School

Graduation program, Rohwer High School

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
graduation program
date made
1943-1945
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
ID Number
1986.3144.45
nonaccession number
1986.3144
catalog number
1986.3144.45
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Rose Vogel
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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