50 Summer Birds of Eastern North America

50 Summer Birds of Eastern North America

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This is one of the sets of Audubon identification cards that Sadao Oka used as inspiration and reference when carving his many birds. The summer seasoned birds in this book turned into almost a countless number of small wood carvings that Mr. Oka carved during his forced imprisonment.
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paper (overall material)
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overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
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Gift of Jane Oka
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
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National Museum of American History
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