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Picture Man : the legacy of southeast Alaska photographer Shoki Kayamori

Author: Margaret Thomas
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1912, Shoki Kayamori and his box camera arrived in a small Tlingit village in southeast Alaska. At a time when Asian immigrants were forbidden to own property and faced intense racial pressure, the Japanese-born Kayamori put down roots and became part of the Yakutat community. For three decades he photographed daily life in the village, turning his lens on locals and migrants alike, and gaining the nickname  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Shoki Kayamori; Shoki Kayamori; Shoki Kayamori
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Thomas
ISBN: 9781602232457 1602232458
OCLC Number: 891615635
Description: xiv, 134 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Meiji Japan --
West Coast --
The Aokis --
Cannery Life --
Yakutat --
Spies --
The Collection.
Responsibility: Margaret Thomas.

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Explores the economic and political realities that sent Shoki Kayamori and thousands like him out of Japan toward opportunity and adventure in the United States, especially the Pacific Northwest. The  Read more...
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