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Title
[Soldiers and Incarcerees]
Creator
Sylvester, Owen M.: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1943
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
In this photo, two soldiers holding guns are seen surrounding at least one incarceree as well as a man who appears to be addressed as a chef or kitchen worker. The caption on back of photograph reads, “Major _______ + social worker during disturbance in Jap area. ___2 armed E.M.E. _____standing by for possible difficulty.”
Black and white, 2.75 x 2.25 inches
The Owen M. Sylvester Photograph Collection (1942-1943, undated) contains 32 black-and-white photographs taken by Sylvester at Tule Lake. The majority of the photographs were taken inside the Tule Lake Incarceration Camp in Newell, California in November 1943 and feature scenes containing housing quarters, the stockade area, imprisoned Japanese Americans, and members of the 772nd Military Police Battalion. Also included are photographs depicting scenery from directly outside of the camp. Photographs contain captions possibly written by Sylvester.
Type
image
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
tul_01_01_029
csudh_tul_0002
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7054
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Incarceration camps--Security
World War II--Military service
Place
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c84b35zz
Owen Sylvester Tule Lake Photo Collection

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