Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Yoshiko Sakai Looking at War Bonds

Yoshiko’s husband purchased these war bonds after he cashed in his life insurance policy. This is one example of the many things the Nikkei did to show their loyalty to the United States. She is standing in front of a Buddhist shrine – 3/23/42, BI.

(Credit: Museum of History and Industry, Seattle Post-Intelligencer collection)