|Title||Funeral for Japanese American serviceman in Seattle Buddhist Church, Seattle, December 11, 1948 |
|Caption||Japanese Americans in the coastal areas of the western United States were removed from their homes in 1942, when the United States entered World War II. In spite of this, Japanese Americans served in the United States armed forces with distinction. Veterans of the war were buried with military honors.|
In this December 1948 photo, Japanese American veterans act as pallbearers at the Seattle Buddhist Church.
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Nisei funeral 12-11-48.|
Handwritten on sleeve: U.S. Army - Japanese troops (Nisei funeral).
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): December 11, 1948.
|Subjects||Funeral rites & ceremonies--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military personnel--Washington (State)--Seattle; Coffins--Washington (State)--Seattle; Flower arrangements--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military uniforms--Washington (State)--Seattle; Flags--American--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Chinatown/International District (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28194 |
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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. |