Inventory of the Manzanar Photo Album SPC.2019.024
California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747
Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
Title: Manzanar Photo Album
Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2019.024
Physical Description: 1 box
Physical Description: 0.85 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1942-1945; undated
Abstract: This collection contains one album with photographs and newspaper clippings related to the Manzanar incarceration camp, Santa Fe Japanese Baseball team, and the Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Los Angeles. It also contains oversized photographs of Japanese interior design. Most of this collection is digitized and available online.
Language of Material: English , Japanese .
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This collection is part of the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project. For more Japanese American related materials please consult: CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
The Manzanar Photo Album (1942-1945; undated) contains one album with photographs and newspaper clippings related to the Manzanar incarceration camp, World War Two, and Japanese interior design. The photographs in the collection contain images of life at the camp and include photographs of sports teams, funerals, barracks, and other images. The other oversized photographs in the album are of Japanese tea rooms and gardens.
Arranged in one box.
Some of the collection has been digitized and is available at the CSU Japanese American Project site: Manzanar Photo Album.
The Gerth Archives and Special Collections created digitalized reproductions from the original material for long-term preservation and access. These preservation files (1.97 Gb, 30 tif files) were scanned to and stored on the Gerth Archives and Special Collections Deparment Drive. For more information on the best practices and standards for the digitization process, please see: CSU Japanese American Digitization Project technical reference guide.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Manzanar Incarceration Camp
box 1, item 1
Manzanar Photo Album 1942-1945; undated
Language of Material: English.
The photo album contains 16 photographs of the Manzanar incarceration camp, the Santa Fe Japanese Baseball Team, and a photograph of a welcome party for Dr. Furukochi. It also contains 12 oversized Japanese interior design photographs with the Japanese language on the bottom of the image and seven newspaper clippings from the Los Angeles Examiner and other newspapers.