San Leandro, Calif. Apr. 1942. Bunching young tomato plants on an Alameda County farm for one of the last shipments to market prior to evacuation of these workers of Japanese ancestry and their housing in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration

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Lange, Dorothea,, photographer.

San Leandro, Calif. Apr. 1942. Bunching young tomato plants on an Alameda County farm for one of the last shipments to market prior to evacuation of these workers of Japanese ancestry and their housing in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war

[26 April 1942]

1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; mount 24 x 30 cm.

Notes:
Photograph shows unidentified Japanese Americans removing tomato plants from soil before being incarcerated in a concentration camp during World War II. Many Japanese Americans temporarily or permanently lost their property as a result of Executive Order 9066.
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No. A-544.
Photographer and date from negative in the National Archives.
Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority.
Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
United States.--Wartime Civil Control Administration--1940-1950.
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--California--San Leandro.
Japanese Americans--Men--1940-1950.
Japanese Americans--Women--1940-1950.
Loss of property--1940-1950.
Farming--1940-1950.
Tomatoes--1940-1950.
Plants--1940-1950.

Format: Photographic prints--1940-1950.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2002708960

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.74352

Call Number: LOT 1801 [item]

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