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Shades of Tulare County Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Preferred Citation
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shades of Tulare County photograph collection
    Dates: circa 1900-1990
    Collection number: Consult library
    Collector: Tulare County Library (Visalia, Calif.)
    Collection Size: Approximately 300 items
    Repository: Tulare County Library
    Visalia, CA 93291-4993
    Abstract: The "Shades" project is a collection of digital copies of more than 300 photographs provided by the Chinese and Japanese residents of Tulare County. Spanning the decades from the late nineteenth century until the present day, these images are a representation of the history and heritage of the Chinese and Japanese residents of Tulare County. Photographs of farm life, early businesses, athletics, the Visalia flood of 1955, the Japanese relocation camps, and family groups are just some of the varied elements of this collection.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Selected digitized images from this collection.

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Shades of Tulare County Photograph Collection. Tulare County Library, Visalia, CA 93291-4993.

    Project Information

    The Shades of Tulare County was part of a state-wide "Shades of California" project, funded by a LSTA grant from the California State Library. Members of the Asian American community of Tulare County were invited to share their personal photo collections on "Photo Day", which was held on June 6, 1999.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The "Shades" project is a collection of digital copies of more than 300 photographs provided by the Chinese and Japanese residents of Tulare County. Spanning the decades from the late nineteenth century until the present day, these images are a representation of the history and heritage of the Chinese and Japanese residents of Tulare County. Photographs of farm life, early businesses, athletics, the Visalia flood of 1955, the Japanese relocation camps, and family groups are just some of the varied elements of this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Abe family -- California -- Tulare County
    Chan family -- California -- Tulare County
    Hasebe family -- California -- Tulare County
    Hatakeda family -- California -- Tulare County
    Imoto family -- California -- Tulare County
    Joe family -- California -- Tulare County
    Katayama family -- California -- Tulare County
    Morioka family -- California -- Tulare County
    Shimasaki family -- California -- Tulare County
    Shinoda family -- California -- Tulare County
    Uota family -- California -- Tulare County
    Wake family -- California -- Tulare County
    Yamashita family -- California -- Tulare County
    Poston Relocation Camp (Parker, Ariz.)
    Jerome Relocation Camp (Denson, Ark.)
    Uota Farms (Ivanhoe, Calif.)

    Topics

    Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    Farms -- California -- Tulare County
    Baseball players -- California -- Tulare County

    Forms/Genres

    Photograph