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Japanese American History, Japanese American Pilgrimage, Heart Mountain Internment Camp, San Jose Nihonmachi, Japantown
%Untitled (Look Back at You 1, Detail, photo on historic marker, San Jose Nihonmachi, photo courtesy Masuo Akizuki. An unidentified woman boards a bus, departing Heart Mountain, May 1943)%
Digital Photograph
August 2020

Original photograph property of Masuo Akizuki, taken in May 1943, 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.