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Title
[Loading uncut scrip]
Date Created and/or Issued
[1944]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1990-1867
PHOTO: STATE BUILDINGS: PRINTING OFFICE: OPERATION TOY HORSE
View of loading uncut scrip onto truck. Shows military man standing guard on truck. Workers, including African American, unloading scrip.
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. 22,557 (4 x 5 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)001392026CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-5365
Subject
California. State Printing Office
World War, 1939-1945--War work--California--Sacramento--Photographs
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans--Photographs
African Americans--California--Sacramento--Photographs
Operation Toy Horse--Photographs
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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