The Art of Gaman

Arts & Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946

by Delphine Hirasuna, Terry Heffernan and Kit Hinrichs

The Art of Gaman

Hardcover, 128 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $35 | purchase

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The Art of Gaman
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Arts & Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946
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"A photographic collection of arts and crafts made in the Japanese American internment camps during World War II, along with a historical overview of the camps"—Provided by publisher.

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A painted wood carving by an unidentified internee depicts the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming. It is showcased in The Art Of Gaman, a new exhibit curated by Delphine Hirasuna and currently on display at Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. Photo: Terry Heffernan/Japanese American Museum of San Jose hide caption

itoggle caption Photo: Terry Heffernan/Japanese American Museum of San Jose

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