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Japanese American Relocation photographs

Collection no.:
0246.1

Description:
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:
1.0 box
2200 photographs

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Archival resources

Record date:
2010

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu