From left to right: Unknown, SOGA Yasutaro, Frank Toshinori YAMAUCHI, Unknown Soto minister, Rev. HASIMOTO Masuharu, Jack Kaichiro YASUTAKE, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, TATSUHARA (Kaua'i), Rev. TSUYUKI Taiichi, HASEGAWA(Kekaha, Kaua'i), Unknown, OYAMA Iwao, Rev. Chiko ODATE, Unknown.
This photo was taken in winter 1943-44 at the Santa Fe Internment Camp. Because five of these men are known to have contributed to the manuscript given to my great grandfather, I find it likely that this is a picture of a poetry group active in Santa Fe. Your help in identifying the others is greatly appreciated. If you recognize any of the men pictured or know their families, please notify me at info@ManyMountains.org or call 310 324 3000.