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Caption (Original Description)

Japanese-American volunteers. Impatient to go through the last step in their physical examination--the blood test, these AJA [Americans of Japanese ancestry] volunteers on Kauai press forward to have samples of their blood taken by Sergeant Bernard G. Borden of Hartford, Connecticut (left) and Sergeant Romeo L. Giguere of Detroit, Michigan (right). In the background, standing is Corporal Henry Crowder of Detroit, Michigan and sitting is Captain John F. Little, Jr. of Horfold, Virginia. Volunteers who passed their physicals were sent to a provisional camp pending trans-shipment to Oahu. They were administered the oath of induction on Kauai, however

Photographer

Unknown

Created

March 1943

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

1827

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USE6-D-010187

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