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Title
Photograph of a young boy, the last resident to leave Manzanar
Date Created and/or Issued
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 a young boy, the last resident to leave Manzanar, standing in front of a barracks at Manzanar. Next to him are stacks of abandoned furniture including chairs, benches, side tables and a baby stroller. The boy is looking down at his feet.
black and white, 3.25 x 4.5 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.
Batch04_20190601
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0044
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36593
Subject
Identity and values--Children
World War II--Leaving camp
World War II--Incarceration camps--Housing--Barracks
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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