Torakichi Sam Migita and other men making mochitsuki

Files

http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/hiraharag/image/1119.jpg

Title

Torakichi Sam Migita and other men making mochitsuki

Subject

Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.

Description

2x3 negative. Photograph of Torakichi Sam Migita and other men making mochitsuki inside of Mess Hall 15-30, Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming. Migita is swinging a wooden mallet as another man in an apron turns and stretches the mochi. Mochitsuki is a traditional food for New Years. In 1945, the lunar new year (Chinese New Year) fell on February 13.

Creator

George Hirahara

Source

George and Frank C. Hirahara Collection, sc 14

Publisher

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc

Date

1945-02-04

Rights

For permission to publish please contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (509) 335-6691.

Format

Original photographs were scanned as 2400 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner, 72 dpi JPEG 2000 files were then added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries.

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sc14b01f0277n02

Citation

George Hirahara, “Torakichi Sam Migita and other men making mochitsuki,” Digital Exhibits, accessed February 24, 2021, http://digitalexhibits.libraries.wsu.edu/items/show/4383.