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A guide to the George Shima photograph and media collection, 1912-1926
P87-031 (SAFR 23366)  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
2 items.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.