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TITLE
Packing basket
 
DESCRIPTION
Packing basket

K. YAMAMOTO / No. 20409 [family number]

Wicker covered with canvas sacks. Off-white. 29 1/2" W x 8 3/4" H x 16 3/4" D
 
CONTEXT
Upon registration for removal to the relocation centers, Japanese Americans were issued a "family number," used from then on the identify themselves and their belongings during removal and internment.
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of National Japanese American Historical Society