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Japanese American History, Japanese American Pilgrimage, Heart Mountain Internment Camp, San Jose Nihonmachi, Japantown
Untitled (Detail, historic marker, San Jose Nihonmachi or, Woman Boards a Bus at Heart Mountain)
Digital Photograph
August 2020

An unidentified woman boards a bus, departing Heart Mountain, May 1943. Original photograph property of Masuo Akizuki, photographer uncredited.

A note on color and materials: The historical markers in the San Jose Nihonmachi comprise images and text that are printed on blue-and-white tiles.

San Jose is located within the ancestral and present-day Muwekma Ohlone Tribal land.

Click on the upper right corner to enlarge.