From left: Jintaro Ando, Itsue, Toshio, circa 1940. Courtesy Ando family.


Eagle’s nest in pine, dated Feb. 1944, Eaton collection, 2015.100.64a, courtesy of Japanese American National Museum.


Amache roses. Two versions, from left: (unfinished) by Toshiro Morita. Right carving has message in Japanese on back side: “To Sakai-sama. By Kawamura, Dec. 1944, Wartime concentration camp, Amache.” Donated to the Amache Preservation Society by the T.Y. Sakai family. Courtesy Toshie Morita and Amache Preservation Society. Photos by David Izu (left) and Nancy Ukai.


xyz Toshie Morita photo: David Izu, 6/5/18, Sebastopol, California


After release from Jerome, Arkansas, Tatsuko Shinno, formerly of Wilmington, California, shows her wood creations in Des Moines, Iowa: a cigarette box, ashtray, bookends and carved pins. Photo by Hikaru Iwasaki, September, 1944. National Archives.