Despite a lack of institutional acknowledgment, evidence from the lives of camp residents and staff members like Stanley Hayami, Jiro Onuma, and Karon Kehoe demonstrates that queer people did exist in the Japanese internment camps.
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For Berkeley graduate students like Charles Kikuchi, removal from campus to concentration camps was a dramatic interruption to their scholarly lives
In May of 1917, a little over a year before the end of WWI, Hu Shi discovered that Edith Clifford Williams had kept all the letters he had written to her over the course of their friendship. Hu would go on to become one of the most influential Chinese intellectuals of all time, and Edith would establish herself as an abstract artist.
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