Japanese immigrants to the US during their internment during WWII. Looks like the Sierras in the background.
Congratulations, Irene. You are right. The year was 1942.
The amazing realization, from this photograph, is that "It" can happen anywhere.... even here.
May not have been immigrants. These young men may never have seen Japan.
That's right Sparty, Mr Miyagi from The Karate Kid fought for the US in the war, but that didn't stop his wife from being sent to the camp at Manzanar. How's that for factual evidence!
As valid a source , Irene, as some of the cable "news" shows I've seen.The Supreme Court sanctioned this shameful chapter in U.S. history in Korematsu v. U.S., proof that the so-called "greatest generation" was capable of discarding the Constitution in panic, just as have many in our own era.
It has been a great many years, probably at least 30, since I read FAREWELL TO MANZANAR. I think maybe I'll look it up and read it again.
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