Many things were not allowed in Japanese-Americans internment camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor, one of them was cameras.
A movie titled Toyo's Camera: Japanese American History during WWII (2009), directed by Junichi Suzuki and featuring Archie Miyatake, George Takei, Daniel Inouye pays tribute to Toyo Miyatake.
The Film Program at the Japan Society in New York has a Free Screening of Toyo's Camera on May 28 at 6:30 PM.
It will be followed by a Q & A with Junichi Suzuki and George Takei.
Reservations are required: RSVP by e-mail to film [at] japansociety [dot] org
For those who cannot make it to the NY event, Toyo's Camera is also available on DVD.
The Toyo Miyatake Studio still exists in San Gabriel, California
Looking back at history for Tokyo Thursdays # 140