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John Harvey Tolan photograph collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 2; BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 3; BANC PIC 2011.014--B box 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

John Harvey Tolan photograph collection

Creator/Contributor:

Tolan, John H. (John Harvey), 1877-1947, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Lange, Dorothea.

Creator/Contributor:

Delano, Jack.

Creator/Contributor:

Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990

Creator/Contributor:

Vachon, John, 1914-1975

Creator/Contributor:

Glaha, Ben D., 1899-1970

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Farm Security Administration.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Federal Works Agency.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Forest Service.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Congress., House., Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens.

Abstract:

Includes photographs documenting depression-era migrant workers camps and the relocation of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Photographs were commissioned by the Farm Security Administration, Federal Works Agency, U.S. Forest Service and other government agencies.

Date:

ca. 1935-ca. 1942 (issued)

Subject:

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Migrant labor -- United States -- Photographs
Labor camps -- United States -- Photographs
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers -- United States -- Photographs
Migration, Internal -- United States -- Photographs
Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- Photographs
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Photographs
Japanese Americans -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Many photographs are labeled with captions, photographers’ names, commissioning agency, code numbers and other descriptive information.
Photographers include Dorothea Lange, Carl T. Curtis, Jack Delano, Ben D. Glaha, W. Lincoln Highton, Russell W. Lee, C.A. MacDougall, R.A. Midthun, Frank C. Osmers, Claude V. Parsons, F.B. Pomeroy, Marion Post, H.C. Robinson, Arthur Rothstein, J.F. Sikes, John J. Sparkman, John F. Vachon, and Wilson.
Photographs were commissioned by the Farm Security Administration, Federal Works Agency, U.S. Forest Service, House Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens, Bureau of Reclamation of Department of the Interior, and other groups.
Includes Berkeley Public Library index cards describing individual photographs, subjects, and missing photographs (PIC box 3).
Title devised by cataloger.
Gift ; of Berkeley Public Library ; 2010.
Item list available in library.
Originally collected by U.S. Congressman John Harvey Tolan, who donated the collection to Berkeley Public Library in 1947 or 1948.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 boxes and 1 oversize folder (ca. 320 photographic prints) : 48 x 58 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2011.014--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2011.014--B box 1
BANC PIC 2011.014--B box 2
BANC PIC 2011.014--B box 3
BANC PIC 2011.014--C
BANC PIC 2011.014

Origin:

United States