Minidoka: Living Quarters

Mother and daughter in bedroom at Minidoka

Mrs. Eizo Nishi, from Seattle, sits in her apartment with her daughter Eime, four, at Minidoka in 1943. All of the furniture in the apartment was constructed from scrap material. The wall paper, drapes and other furnishings were purchased from a mail order house.

Photographer: Francis Stewart. Photo courtesy The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley. Caption information from JARDA: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives. Caption and image can be obtained here.