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TITLE
Mother holding sleeping child
 
DESCRIPTION
Fumiko Hayashida with young daughter Natalie.

Original caption: "Mother and child en route to internment. Bainbridge Island, Washington, March 30, 1942."
Due Process
 
CONTEXT
"The Japanese in California should be under armed guard to the last man and woman right now--and to hell with habeas corpus."
Westbrook Pegler
Nationally syndicated columnist, 1942
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of Museum of History and Industry
 
DATE
March 30, 1942