The late Henry Takayoshi in his apartment. Japanese-American Takayoshi earned an reputation as photographer following the family’s return from Minidoka internment camp. Takayoshi destroyed many of his own photographs prior to relocation in 1942 for fear they would earn him undue suspicion from government agents looking for subversion among the Japanese residents of Bainbridge Island. At Minidoka he took photos with a concealed pinhole camera. Here he shows off a Rolleicord double lens camera.
 Nearly half a century later, while he was still alive, the Bainbridge Island Historical Society held a retrospective of his work. Prints from the exhibit are now in the care of the University of Washington and available to view at content.lib.washington.edu/index.html.
 The photographer is pictured here in his apartment with his beloved Zeiss Ikon camera and surrounded by many of his works. He died in 1993 at the age of 93.
 Photo by Dean Wong, undated.
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