The George Shima photograph and media collection, 1912-1926, (SAFR 23366, P87-031) is comprised of one photograph and one
documentary film related to George Shima, a Japanese immigrant who became a successful farmer in the Sacramento-San Joaquin
River Delta region of California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
George Shima (1864-1926) was an immigrant from Japan who came to be known as the "Potato King" due to his success in farming
the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region of California from the 1890s until his death in 1926.
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other
case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.