Japanese Students Under Fire [Press Photograph of Japanese American Students Raising a US Flag]

Nisei in Missouri

Japanese Students Under Fire [Press Photograph of Japanese American Students Raising a US Flag]

Notes: Original black-and-white gelatin-silver press photograph, August 29, 1942. 7 by 9 inches.

Captioned on the back on a mounted label: "Parkville, Mo. American born Japanese students at Park College, Parkville, Mo., take part in flag-raising ceremony and calmly continue studies there despite protests of citizens of Platte County, Mo., who believe they should be interned." The college president is shown raising the flag, with six named students looking on. An excellent home-front image from the Second World War.

Edition + Condition: Tiny bit of label adhesion at the bottom of the photograph, else very good.

Publication: 1942.

Item No: #35528

Price: $150