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Hisako Hibi


Hisako Hibi - "Coal"

At the concentration camps, families were placed into one bedroom "apartments." These apartments were furnished with a pot belly stove, with which the families were supposed to keep warm during the harsh winters. To get the coal to burn in their stoves, the people had to haul it themselves from the unloading point, wherever that was.

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Hisako Hibi - "Coal"
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Description Unframed stretched canvas. Image of a red truck in a field with a fence around it. In the background are barracks and smoke. Inscription Signed in caps, LR: Hisako … More »

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