Shades of Tulare County Photograph Collection

Tulare County Library
200 W. Oak Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291-4993
Phone: (559) 713-2727
Email: questions@tularecountylibrary.org
URL: http://www.tularecountylibrary.org/historyroom.html
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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