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Title
[Loading boxes]
Date Created and/or Issued
[1944]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1580
PHOTO: STATE BUILDINGS: PRINTING OFFICE: OPERATION TOY HORSE
View of men marking and loading wooden boxes. Boxes contain military currency.
Between the Sept. 1944 and April 1945, the U.S. Government contracted with the State of California, State Printing Office to number, cut and wrap Japanese military currency. This invasion currency consisted of sen and yen notes and was printed by Stecher-Traung Lithograph Company in San Francisco. Operation was known as Operation Toy Horse. In 1944, State Printing Office set up project to document operations with photographs, to be gathered into book form.
Also have negative: no. 22,165 (4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Removed from: Edward O. Strong Collection, 1922-1984.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 10 x 8 in.
Identifier
(C)001392036CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-5375
Subject
California. State Printing Office
World War, 1939-1945--War work--California--Sacramento--Photographs
Operation Toy Horse--Photographs
Loading docks--California--Sacramento
Military personnel--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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