Friday, 28 June 2013

Abraham and the Soul Consoling Tower

Abraham and the Soul Consoling Tower

The Manzanar cemetery site is marked by a monument that was built by incarceree stonemason Ryozo Kado in 1943. An inscription in Japanese on the front of the monument reads, 慰靈塔 (Soul Consoling Tower).

The inscription on the back reads "Erected by the Manzanar Japanese" on the left, and "August 1943" on the right.

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