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Title
Photograph of an exhibit of textiles created at Manzanar
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
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Description
Photograph of an exhibit of textiles created at Manzanar incarceration camp. The "Home Hints" include table and dish clothes as well as handkerchiefs. Most of the patterns depict flowers but there is also a nautical-themed and a cowboy designs. The textiles are labeled by the creator.
black and white, 4.625 x 6.875 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.
Batch05_20190601
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0111
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36660
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Arts and literature
Arts and literature--Visual arts--Needlecrafts
Place
Manzanar, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Source
Eastern California Museum
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Merritt Photo Collection

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