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The article provides valuable perceptions and insights about what the Japanese went through during the internment(Flamiano,2000, pp.22).
The United States entered into World War II after the Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbour in 1941. According to Dolores the anti Japanese criteria, then gripped the home front. She states that president Franklin signed an executive order which authorized the war department to exclude any group of people from the military areas for the duration of the war. A hundred and ten thousand Japanese immigrants and Americans from the west coast were evacuated at that time. Their lives were disrupted since they had to stop living their normal lives and move to other areas. The Japanese Americans were falsely accused of sending signals to their countries. Dolores states that three priests were arrested and the reporters gave a false report. Dolores explains that the Japanese continued to follow their traditions while still in America. She quotes a California governor saying that it would be impossible to tell whether the Japanese are loyal or not. She states that they faced racism in America whereby all Asian immigrants were considered aliens in the United States.
Internment photography begun in the 1970s as scholarly analysis with a strong focus being on the Manzanar photographs of Asel Adams and Dorothea Lange. Many scholars, however, neglected the magazine photography in order to study the ones in museums or the government archives. Dolores states that Adam’s work that contained eight photographs shared a vision that the camp was tough to live in for people of Manzarin
An example, as Dolores explains, was a photo of Collier that portrayed opportunities for people who were ready to work. In 1980 and 2004, Elena Tajima and Sylvia Danovitch noticed that the internment photographs excluded the harshness or inconvenience of the camp’s living conditions. An example is Colliers’s photo of two women with checkered curtains at their
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