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Poster, "Lets Relocate to Illinois

Poster, "Lets Relocate to Illinois

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Description
This poster, made by Yoshio Makamura, was a school project in camp. "The second semester each student decided on the town in which he wished to resettle, and we set up a community survey of this locality and state. Using a Russell Sage publication, "Your Community" by Joanna Colcord, they sent for materials (writing model letters), did primary and secondary research, and wrote a term paper in college manuscript form summing up their results. At a recent reunion, there was amusement as alumni recounted that they had arrived at their chose resettlement destinations knowing more than the natives."-Eleanor Gerard Sekerak, a Teacher at Topaz
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
poster
date made
1943-1945
maker
Nakamura, Yoshio
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 12 in; 45.72 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1986.3144.39
catalog number
1986.3144.39
nonaccession number
1986.3144
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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