Moving Walls: The Barracks Of America’s Concentration Camps

Item # 152240.

By Sharon Yamato. Photos by Stan Honda.

This is an updated edition of the 1994 book chronicling the moving of two Heart Mountain barracks to the Japanese American National Museum. An all-new section details what happened to the barracks after the camp was closed, featuring interviews with homesteaders who acquired the once-temporary buildings for a dollar each, and still live in and use them today.

More than 30 new photographs by Stan Honda feature present-day views of the former camp. The book delves into the intersection of the mass detention and the local Wyoming population at a time when race and ethnicity continue to raise questions about issues surrounding immigration and civil rights. Paper: 72 pp.

Collections: Books & Media, Year of Rat

Type: book

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