Local Japanese American activists Yoshinori Toso Himel holds an image of his mother working at a photolab in Chicago during WWII that will be auctioned by a New Jersey auction house, Rago Arts and Auctions. His wife Barbara Takei, holds her mom’s cigarette holder made from string and her mom’s military ID. They are fighting to keep the auction house from auctioning off a collection of artifacts, furniture and carvings made by Japanese Americans who spent World War II locked up in incarceration camps.
Local Japanese American activists Yoshinori Toso Himel holds an image of his mother working at a photolab in Chicago during WWII that will be auctioned by a New Jersey auction house, Rago Arts and Auctions. His wife Barbara Takei, holds her mom’s cigarette holder made from string and her mom’s military ID. They are fighting to keep the auction house from auctioning off a collection of artifacts, furniture and carvings made by Japanese Americans who spent World War II locked up in incarceration camps. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Local Japanese American activists Yoshinori Toso Himel holds an image of his mother working at a photolab in Chicago during WWII that will be auctioned by a New Jersey auction house, Rago Arts and Auctions. His wife Barbara Takei, holds her mom’s cigarette holder made from string and her mom’s military ID. They are fighting to keep the auction house from auctioning off a collection of artifacts, furniture and carvings made by Japanese Americans who spent World War II locked up in incarceration camps. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

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April 13, 2015 4:52 PM

Sacramento Japanese Americans protest auction of internment camp art

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