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Title
Photograph of a woman holding an infant in front of a building 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 a woman holding an infant in front of a building at Manzanar incarceration camp. This was probably taken in the hospital garden. The infant is swaddled in a white blanket and the woman is wearing a striped jacket.
black and white, 3.875 x 2.375 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.
Batch08_20190723
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
ecm_merritt_0378
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/36870
Subject
Identity and values--Children
Identity and values--Women
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
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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