Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

unknown (fl. 1931-1947) [Photograph of Japanese-American children at birthday celebration]

Order a pdf of this item here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09860.133 Author/Creator: unknown (fl. 1931-1947) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 17 June 1939 Pagination: 1 photograph

One black-and-white photograph of a Japanese-American children dated June 17, 1939. Image is of five children smiling in front of a birthday cake.

Order a CopyCitation Guidelines for Online Resources