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Photo, Print, Drawing Shin Tanaka, 16 yr. old Issei from the Central Utah Relocation Center, who plans to be a doctor, is receiving excellent training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City during his summer school vacation / Hikaru Iwasaki.

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About this Item

Title

  • Shin Tanaka, 16 yr. old Issei from the Central Utah Relocation Center, who plans to be a doctor, is receiving excellent training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City during his summer school vacation / Hikaru Iwasaki.

Summary

  • Photograph shows Japanese American teenaged boy working in a petri dish in a science laboratory after being released from the concentration camp where he was incarcerated during World War II.

Names

  • Iwasaki, Hikaru, 1923-, photographer
  • United States. War Relocation Authority.

Created / Published

  • August 1944.

Headings

  • -  Central Utah Relocation Center--People--1940-1950
  • -  Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans
  • -  Japanese Americans--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Teenagers--1940-1950
  • -  Laboratories--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Freedom of movement--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950
  • -  Medical education--New York (State)--New York--1940-1950

Headings

  • Photographic prints--1940-1950.

Genre

  • Photographic prints--1940-1950

Notes

  • -  Title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Caption continued: He is a junior laboratory assistant to Dr. Joseph H. Globus, the hospital's neuropathologist and associate neurologist. Shin left the center in October 1943 to enter Pennington, N.J. Preparatory School. His parents, Rev. and Mrs. Isao Tanaka, are also employed at the hospital - Rev. Tanaka as a technician in the bacteriological department, and Mrs. Tanaka as a nurse's aide in the babies' ward. Shin's parents came to New York last April after visiting friends for several months in Salt Lake City. Prior to evacuation, the Tanaka family lived in Oakland, California, where Rev. Tanaka was associated with the Oakland Junior Methodist Church. At Topaz, he was active in the United Protestant Church, Mrs. Tanaka was supervisor of music and teacher of voice, and Shin worked on the hog farm while attending school. Rev. Tanaka came to the United States as a student in 1916. He has degrees from Duke, Clark, and Yale Universities. He returned to Japan in 1924, where for thirteen years he was associated with a missionary college a did field church work.
  • -  Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority.
  • -  No. I-402.
  • -  Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).

Medium

  • 1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; sheet 26 x 21 cm (8 x 10 format)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 2266 [item] [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022654708

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppmsca-83840 (digital file from original)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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United States War Relocation Authority, Iwasaki, Hikaru, photographer. Shin Tanaka, 16 yr. old Issei from the Central Utah Relocation Center, who plans to be a doctor, is receiving excellent training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City during his summer school vacation / Hikaru Iwasaki. New York, 1944. August. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022654708/.

APA citation style:

United States War Relocation Authority, Iwasaki, H., photographer. (1944) Shin Tanaka, 16 yr. old Issei from the Central Utah Relocation Center, who plans to be a doctor, is receiving excellent training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City during his summer school vacation / Hikaru Iwasaki. New York, 1944. August. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022654708/.

MLA citation style:

United States War Relocation Authority, photographer by Iwasaki, Hikaru. Shin Tanaka, 16 yr. old Issei from the Central Utah Relocation Center, who plans to be a doctor, is receiving excellent training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City during his summer school vacation / Hikaru Iwasaki. August. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022654708/>.