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Hisako Hibi


Hisako Hibi - "A cold day"

The Topaz concentration camp could get very cold in the winter time. This picure highlights the black smoke exiting the chimneys of the barracks. This smoke is from the burning coal, the one source of fuel for warmth in the concentration camps.

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Hisako Hibi - "A cold day"
uploaded by eishida
Description Unframed, stretched canvas. | Image of a person shoveling snow or coal in foreground next to piles of black rocks, probably coal, in front of barracks at Topaz concentration … More »

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