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Japanese American Relocation photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0246-1

Abstract

This collection of photographs from the Hearst Collection of the Los Angeles Examiner in the USC Regional History Collection, documents the relocation of Japanese Americans in California during World War II. These 222 photographs provide a glimpse into the lives of Japanese immigrants and native born Japanese Americans (a.k.a. Nisei) residing in California from 1921 to 1958, with primary emphasis on 1941-1946. Much of the coverage documents scenes of: a) the relocation process; b) life in camps at Manzanar, Santa Anita, Tanforan, and Tule Lake; c) post-war repatriation to Japan. http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/search/controller/view/jarda-m4.html?view=1

Dates

  • 1940 - 1945

Extent

2200 photographs

Language of Materials

English

Title
Japanese American Relocation photographs
Status
Completed
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States