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unknown, fl. 1920-1947; [Portrait of Japanese-American child on car]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09860.008 Author/Creator: unknown, fl. 1920-1947; Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1920-1947 Pagination: 1 photograph

Summary of Content: One undated black-and-white photograph of a Japanese-American boy and woman. The child is seated on top of the hood of a car held by the woman.


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Japanese-AmericansAsian AmericanChildren and FamilyVehicles

Sub Era: Great Depression

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