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Title
Photograph of four women in front of standing water at Bad Water in Death Valley
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 four women standing in front of the water at Bad Water in Death Valley National Park. L. Josephine Hawes and Theo Chamberlain are two of the four women.
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, 1.75 x 1.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0183
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36675
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities
Identity and values--Women
Place
Death Valley, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Source
Eastern California Museum

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