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Kooskia Internment Camp Scrapbook

Documenting the daily life of Japanese Americans interned by the US Government near Kooskia, ID durning World War II.


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The Kooskia Internment Camp Scrapbook is a hand-made manuscript consisting of 148 photographs (and two drawings) of activities and and buildings related the Kooskia Internment Camp. The scrapbook documents the experience of Japanese men detained during the Kooskia Internment camp's two years of operation (May 1943 - May 1945). For more information on the camp and the scrapbook, click here.

Above one can browse a digital reproducation of the scrapbook itself. Click the center of the book to read in full screen.