Seabrook Farms in Cumberland County is where about 2,500 Japanese Americans relocated after being held in internment camps in the United States during World War II.
Harue Otani, left, grinds ginger while Rose Sakamoto, Tokiko Matsuo and Kimi Ida cut bamboo shoots for a chow mein dinner at Seabrook Farms in 1953.
Worker identification badges are displayed at Seabrook Educational and Cultural Museum in Upper Deerfield Township, Monday Dec. 21, 2015. The former Seabrook Farms owner Charles Seabrook, recruited Japanese workers from internment camps during World War II.
A model of Seabrook Farms is displayed at Seabrook Educational and Cultural Museum in Upper Deerfield Township, Monday Dec. 21, 2015. The former Seabrook Farms owner Charles Seabrook, recruited Japanese workers from internment camps during World War II.
A photograph of Japanese-American children saluting the flag is among those displayed at the Seabrook Educational and Cultural Museum in Upper Deerfield Township. Former Seabrook Farms owner Charles Seabrook recruited Japanese-American workers from internment camps during World War II.
Vernon Ichisaka was the head of the soils lab at Seabrook Farms during the 1950s. He tested soil to ensure it would be compatible with seeds, other soils and produce.
John Nakamura, Wako Yokoyama and Hank Wakai taking soil samples in the soil lab. (Seabrook Farms) (NJ Digital Highway)
Pictured from left to right are Fuju Sasaki, Ellen Nakamura, and Harold Ouchida. These representatives from the Jerome Relocation Commission in Arkansas were invited to Seabrook to investigate the site for relocation. (NJ Digital Highway)
Children from Seabrook Farms at day camp. (NJ Digital Highway)
The Seabrook Farms boys basketball team, the Zebras, pose for a team picture after winning a championship in the 1947 season. Pictured are Taro Yokoyama, Kats Shiba, Dingy Yamauchi, Leslie Ozawa, Ryuji Yokoyama, Dick Kunishima, Seikyu Yamashiro, Jim Taniguchi, Ben Ogata, Kazuto Taniguchi, Jimmy Takemori.
Takeshi ‘Sha Sha’ Haijima and Dick Kunishima prepare one of the regular chow mein dinners at the Seabrook Farms Community Center.
Kazuo ‘Kaz’ Kobayashi, a Seabrook Farms employee in the Quality Control Department in 1950.
Children have breakfast at the Seabrook Farms child care center.
The Seabrook Farms Community House League girls basketball team the Good Bees pose for a team picture published in the April 1947 issue of The Seabrooker. Front row, from left: Iddy Taniguchi, Tats Hasegawa, Jean Mori, Reiko Ohara. Back row: Chiyo Fujimoto, Jeanette Goto, Tee Saisho (team coach), Anne Johnson, Sumi Matsui.
John Fuyuume takes samples of peas as they come in from the field for raw material grading in 1950.
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