2_Homma Chair


Minidoka, ID, 11/1942
Courtesy of the Frank Kubo Collection, (Densho)


Photo: Tom Parker, WRA. Men often took carpentry jobs to get easier access to building materials, always in short supply. In this photo, the woodworkers are shown to be content and industrious while building furniture for camp facilities at Heart Mountain, WY. Sept. 22, 1942. Courtesy National Archives.


“Wood for tables and chairs,” by Estelle Ishigo, Sept. 26, 1942, Heart Mountain, WY. Courtesy Bacon Sakatani Collection.


Yorozu’s parents (center) in Shizuoka with his three sisters, infant nephew, and brother-in-law, 1933. Yorozu was in the U.S. Courtesy of Mitch Homma.


“Wood for tables and chairs,” by Estelle Ishigo, Sept. 26, 1942.
Courtesy Bacon Sakatani Collection.

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Homma chairback
Photo courtesy Japanese American National Museum.