Backlash Cancels Auction of Camp Items

April 18, 2015 2:15 AM

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A painting by Estelle Peck Ishigo from the collection of Allen H. Eaton. “Disloyal” Japanese Americans leave Heart Mountain, Wyo. for Tule Lake Segregation Center in California on Sept. 21, 1943.

Protests by Japanese American groups have led an East Coast auction house to cancel a sale of 450 photos and artifacts from World War II internment camps.

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