Featured is the mid-century-styled bedroom of George Sakata, which he must have bought after returning to the United States following World War II. The end of the war and return of the soldiers led to a time of prosperity in the US with a high demand for housing, marriages, and children.
Taken by George Sakata, a photographer featured throughout our website. George was a member of the infamous 100th Division 442nd Nisei Regimental Combat Team in WWII. This was the only Japanese American unit in WWII and was nicknamed the "Go For Broke" unit. The 442nd had a casualty rate of 93% and was awarded 21 Medal of Honors. Click here for more information on the 442nd RCB unit.