Loyalty Sign

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Title Loyalty Sign
Note Images and descriptions were collected and provided by KUED in the making of their 1987 documentary about the Topaz Internment Camp. Some images were used in the documentary as representations of actual events occurring at Topaz.
Photo Number Box 1, No. 1-11
Subject Topaz Relocation Center (Topaz, Utah); Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans--California--1940-1950; World War II--United States; World War II; Grocery stores
Publisher Utah State Historical Society
Date 1942
Description Wanto Company Grocery store in California with sign, "I AM AN AMERICAN." Once relocation was ordered, Japanese-Americans were forced to sell their businesses and leave their jobs regardless of loyalty to the United States.
Rights Digital Image © 2012 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Format image/jpeg
Source Format Photographic print
Type Image/StillImage
Source Size 7.75x9.75 in.
Scanning Technician Jennika Anderson
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Scanning Institution Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
File Name 39222002185978
Conversion Specifications Scanned by Utah State University Library Digital Initiatives staff using Epson Expression 10000 scanner, grayscale, at 800 dpi. Archival file is uncompressed TIFF.
ARK ark:/87278/s69s1qzv
Source MSS C 125 The KUED Topaz (Utah) Residents Photograph Collection, 1987
Relation https://history.utah.gov/finding-aids/data/C00125/C0125.xml
Setname dha_kued_trc
Date Created 2012-06-20
Date Modified 2014-07-18
ID 483223
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69s1qzv
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