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1990-1871 PHOTO: STATE BUILDINGS: PRINTING OFFICE: OPERATION TOY HORSE Shows interior of building, men and women seated at desks, slanted tables in middle of room hold scrip, tables with packed scrip visible in background. 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. 22,546 (4 x 5 in.) Removed from: Edward O. Strong Collection, 1922-1984.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
California. State Printing Office World War, 1939-1945--War work--California--Sacramento--Photographs Operation Toy Horse--Photographs Interior architecture--California--Sacramento Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints