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Mohave Community College – Building 300, Room 303

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Mohave Community College – Building 300, Room 303

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1971 Jagerson Ave.
Kingman, AZ 86409 United States
928-757-0856

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March 2017
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Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire – Kingman

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mohave Community College – Building 300, Room 303, 1971 Jagerson Ave.
Kingman, AZ 86409 United States
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Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1942 WWII Executive Order 9066 forced the removal of nearly 125,000 Japanese-American citizens from the west coast, incarcerating them in ten remote internment camps in seven states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Government photographers Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Ansel Adams documented the internment, and artists Toyo Miyatake, Chiura Obata, Isamu Noguchi, Henry Sugimoto, and Miné Okubo made powerful records of camp life. Arizona’s…

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