Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment

Item # 150052.

By Linda Gordon and Gary Y. Okihiro.

Censored by the U.S. Army, Dorothea Lange’s unseen photographs are the extraordinary photographic record of the Japanese American internment saga. This indelible work of visual and social history confirms Dorothea Lange’s stature as one of the twentieth century’s greatest American photographers.

Presenting 119 images originally censored by the U.S. Army—the majority of which have never been published. With poignancy and sage insight, nationally known historians Linda Gordon and Gary Okihiro illuminate the saga of Japanese American internment: from life before Executive Order 9066 to the abrupt roundups and the marginal existence in the bleak, sandswept camps. Paper: 205 pp.


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