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.
The Manzanar Committee’s Official Blog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. You may copy, distribute and/or transmit any story or audio content published on this site under the terms of this license, but only if proper attribution is indicated. The full name of the author and a link back to the original article on this site are required. Photographs, graphic images, and other content not specified are subject to additional restrictions. Additional information is available at: Manzanar Committee Official Blog – Licensing and Copyright Information.