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Title
Girl in Carmen Miranda costume
Creator
United States Army Signal Corps: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
[1942]
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Photograph shows a Japanese girl participating in an amateur show, dressed as Carmen Miranda. Photograph was taken at Turlock, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Vaudeville and native Japanese theatricals were carried out at various centers. Photo shows a Japanese girl impersonating Carmen Miranda at Turlock (California) Assembly Center amateur show." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9SVC-42-2960-PSF
black and white, 8 x 10 in.
The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942.
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Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
sjs_fla_0368
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5692
Subject
World War II
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
Arts and literature--Performing arts--Theater
Place
Turlock, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Turlock
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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