|Title||Japanese Americans registering for evacuation, Seattle, 1942 |
|Caption||Shortly after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, calling for the evacuation of all Japanese and Japanese Americans from "designated military areas." Although the United States was at war with Germany and Italy, few Italian and German Americans were placed in internment camps.|
This 1942 photo shows Japanese Americans registering for evacuation.
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Jap registration.|
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): March 1942.
|Subjects||Recording & registration--Washington (State)--Seattle; Evacuations--Washington (State)--Seattle; Typewriters--Washington (State)--Seattle; Japanese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28034 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |