|Title||Servicemen and Japanese war brides, Seattle, 1951 |
|Caption||During World War II, thousands of G.I.s married local girls from countries where they were stationed. When their tour ended, they brought these "war brides" home to a new life in America. The War Bride Act of 1950 allowed spouses and children of military personnel to enter the U.S. This photo shows a large group of American servicemen posing on a ship's deck for a photographer with their Japanese wives and children. |
|Notes||Sign in image reads: Boat Station No 7|
Handwritten on image: Servicemen and Japanese wives and children. Debark Oct 51 U.S.N.S. James.
Handwritten on sleeve: WAR BRIDES, Arriving in Seattle from Japan.
Date photograph was filed by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): October 8, 1951.
Military personnel--Washington (State)--Seattle
War brides--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.15492.1_positive |
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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 Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film positive using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5. |