Posts Tagged ‘Heart Mountain Relocation Center’

Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book “Colors of Confinement,” Thursday, September 27

Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book "Colors of Confinement," Thursday, September 27

Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a Japanese American internment camp in the early 1940s. On September 27, editor Eric L. Muller will give a presentation on the photos at the […]


“Colors of Confinement”: New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

"Colors of Confinement": New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

In 1942, Bill Manbo and his family were forced from their Hollywood home into the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, a Japanese American internment camp in Wyoming. While there, Manbo documented both the bleakness and beauty of his surroundings using Kodachrome film—a technology then just seven years old—to capture community celebrations and to record his family’s struggle […]


New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

An opinion piece by Eric Muller, “Injustice, in Kodachrome,” ran in the New York Times on Sunday, June 24, with photos from the 1940s taken by Bill Manbo. The article outlines the history of Japanese American deportation and internment following the attack on Pearl Harbor, focusing on the experience of Manbo and his family, who were […]