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Picking the site
Brown, Robert: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of the Owens Valley Coordinating Committee picking the site for the Manzanar Incarceration Camp. From left to right: Wallace Howard (FBI), Rex Nicholson (WCCA), Col. McGill (U.S. Army), Ralph P. Merritt (Chairman, Owens Valley Coordinating Committee), Clayton E. Triggs (WCCA), and Col. Kelton (U.S. Army). Caption reads: Picking the site. Title from caption, which was taken from the original photo album.
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.
black and white, 7.875 x 9.625 inches
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
Identity and values--Men
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Eastern California Museum
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Merritt Photo Collection

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