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Title
Photograph of Peter Hondo in a wheelchair with Thelma McBride at Manzanar
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Materials in the Eastern California Museum may be subject to copyrights. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Eastern California Museum as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. For further information, please contact: ecmuseum@inyocounty.us
Description
Photograph of Peter Hondo in a wheelchair with Thelma McBride standing next to him at Manzanar incarceration camp. They are standing in front of a stone circle surrounding a fire hydrant and a utility pole with a sign on it, "Hospital Quiet Zone." In the background, the hospital and Inyo Mountains are visible.
The collection was donated by Ralph "Pete" Merritt, Jr. and Patricia Merritt. It is comprised of photographs from an album created by L. Josephine Hawes, the Chief Nurse at the Manzanar Hospital, and individual photographs collected by Ralph P. Merritt, the Project Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Center.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 2.5 x 2.375 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0395
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36923
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Medical care and health issues
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Men
Place
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Source
Eastern California Museum
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Merritt Photo Collection

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