Full title:Ruby Yoshino was on the threshold of a concert career as a lyric soprano when all persons of Japanese ancestry were evacuated from the West Coast Defense Command. Ruby voluntarily left Alameda, California, where she was born and raised, and went to Denver, where she secured work as a silk spotter because of experience gained in her father's cleaning and dying establishment in Alameda. Ruby considers this an interlude in her career and hopes some day to resume her singing. She has four brothers in the armed forces of the United States. Her parents and a married sister live at the Central Utah Relocation Center.<lb /> Photographer: Parker, Tom<lb /> Denver, Colorado. Part of: War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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