(bachelor playing solitaire, Tanforan Assembly Center, San Bruno, California)
8.5 in HIGH x 12 in WIDE
(21.59 cm HIGH x 30.48 cm WIDE)
Gift of the Estate of the artist

"Mine Okubo" - written in ink, BR
"J.K. KATO / 34100" - written in image on side of bag, BR.On backing board:"#8" - written in graphite, TL on backing board"PC #12 Crate 2 Slot R" - typewritten on paper attached at TC"(1) Evacuation (nearly 400 Bachelors / were housed in / [paper torn] Dorm" - written in graphite, BR
TOM, "Mine Okubo: An American Experience," 1972.OMCA, Gallery of California Art, Open Space 1, "Min_ Okubo: Citizen 13660," May 1 - Aug. 1, 2010.

Black ink drawing on paper contains an image of a balding man playing cards. The man appears at bottom center and lays the cards on the top of a bed. Multiple beds fill the room with hanging clothes and trunks or bags leaning against footboards. In the background, a man lays on a bed reading at upper right and another sits with his back turned toward the viewer at upper left.

"Nearly four hundred bachelors were housed in the grandstand 'dorm.' They slept and snored, dressed and undressed, in one continuous public performance. Some built 'walls of Jericho' of sheets or blankets." (p. 63, Citizen 13660 for variation on work)

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