Renowned Manzanar Watercolorist Henry Fukuhara Dies At 96

Reflections Of Manzanar
by Henry Fukuhara

On January 31, renowned watercolorist Henry Fukuhara, who was one of over 11,000 Japanese Americans who were imprisoned at Manzanar during World War II, passed away.

Fukuhara, 96, was best known for his paintings of Manzanar.

The Rafu Shimpo has published a detailed obituary, including information on a memorial service. To read the story, click on: Henry Fukuhara, 96; Manzanar Watercolorist.


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One Response to Renowned Manzanar Watercolorist Henry Fukuhara Dies At 96

  1. Ronald Shimokaji says:

    I was fortunate the my mother was able to relate to us her experience spending her teens in camp. Because she was willing to talk about it, I understood why my grandparents were reluctant to discuss the matter. Shikata ga nai was the standard response, “It couldn’t be helped”.I’m a Sansei. I’m not sure the Yonsei even know that this is a part of their heritage, thaat the government left them as well as myself a legacy of barbed wire

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