In the camps girls and boys men and woman tried to express themselves in any way they could. Here are some diary samples and drawings by Japanese Americans themselves.


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A girls diary. Shows a drawing of to sick girls in their bed on the top of the picture.
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Watercolor drawing of Topaz Camp by:Yoshiko Uchida

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This is a drawing showing how the size of this person's house has shrunken over the past years and doesn't know what the size of his next house going to be.
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Another water coloring. This one is of Heart Mountain, at night. It was drawn March 5, 1943
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This is a poem written by: Janet Matsuda
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This is a letter from a male to his relatives.