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Title
Photograph of a group of men tilling a Manzanar farm with the Alabama Hills in the background
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 a group of incarcerees pulling a harrow through a field near the Manzanar incarceration camp. Seven men are pulling the harrow, one is guiding it, and the other is supervising. A row of buildings from Manzanar can be seen in the background, behind which are the Alabama Hills.
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, 3.25 x 4.375 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0091
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36656
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
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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