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Registering incoming incarcerees
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Photograph of incarcerees waiting to be processed at Manzanar incarceration camp. The center table is full of forms and other paperwork. On the left are two men seated behind the table. People are lined up on the other side of the table filling the rest of the room. The open doorway shows barracks and the Sierra Nevada. People are holding identification tags. Man at table has pen in hand, and is holding a family identification tag in the other hand. The three on the bottom right are wearing lettermen jackets and varsity sweaters. Caption reads: Registering incoming evacuees. Title from caption, which was taken from the original photo album.
black and white, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
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.
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Eastern California Museum
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Merritt Photo Collection

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