Memories of Childhood

Memories of Childhood

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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.
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Object Name
Shimomura, Roger
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 10 in x 12 in x 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 30.48 cm x 1.905 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Roger Shimomura
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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