|Title||Women and children protesting scrap metal shipments to Japan, Seattle, April 1939 |
|Caption||In 1939, Chinese Americans lobbied to stop shipments of scrap iron to Japan. Japan had invaded Manchuria, and the scrap iron would be used in war materiel against the Chinese people. |
|Notes||Women in photo are (left to right) Dorothy Chun, Anne Wing, Ruth Chinn, Pat Kan, Em Fong, and Hazel Mar.|
Signs read: Stop Loading Scrap Iron to Japan; Loading of Scrapiron Means Death!; Why Kill Innocent Civilians; We Pray for Peace, We Provide Materiel for War, Why?
Handwritten on border: April 1939.
Handwritten on verso: Mary D. Chenn. Picketing scrap iron to Japan.
|Subjects||Chinese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle|
World War, 1939-1945
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Wing Luke Asian Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1992.028.001 |
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|Credit Line||Wing Luke Asian Museum Photograph Collection |
|Repository||Wing Luke Asian Museum |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned as a TIFF image at 300 dpi, in 8-bit grayscale. The image was converted into JPEG format using PhotoShop, and was resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension. |