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Jap Prisoners—Tarawa

ca. 1942-1950
20th century
507 x 405 mm (20 x 15.9 in.)


Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Edition: Photographs made as WWII documentation and/or propaganda. This edition of prints on boards may have been distributed by the U.S. Government, or later as advertising for Graflex cameras. The prints in this group comprise only part of the series (the dealer from whom the donor selected and purchased them had more at the time).
Marks: Title printed on board below image; printed on board below lower right corner of image: “OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTOGRAPH, GRAFLEX-MADE”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from a dealer in Providence, RI, ca. 1994–1995.
Credit Line: Gift of Robert C. Lancefield (BA Wesleyan 1982, MA 1993, PhD 2005; DAC Registrar of Collections 1994–2019, Manager of Museum Information Services 1999–2019), 1998
Accession Number: 1998.2.3

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  • American Studies
  • imprisonment - LCSH Link
  • military
  • prisoners - Related Term
  • propaganda - Ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to support one cause or individual or to damage another. WCOL9
  • racial discrimination - Discriminatory attitudes and denial of rights, privileges, or choice because of race. [February 1994 related term added. May 1993 lead-in term changed, was 'racial discrimination'; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was 'race discrimination'. February 1993 descriptor moved. February 1991 scope note added.]
  • racism - Use For Term
  • war - From TGM:
  • World War II
  • world wars - Wars that involve most of the leading political and military powers of the world or most of the earth's territory. [July 1993 descriptor added.]

  • object Dimensions: 507 x 405 mm (20 x 15.9 in.)

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