Asian American Studies Research Guide

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This board was created for use on the USC Libraries’ Asian American Studies Research Guide to showcase some of the unique images and collections available in USC’s Digital Library. To view the research guide go to: http://libguides.usc.edu/asianamericanstudies

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Asahi Dye Works storefront, Los Angeles, California, July 1942 :: International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Chinese kindergarten, Los Angeles :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

"In Los Angeles' 'Little Tokyo,' news of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor left shocked silence yesterday" -- caption on photograph :: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive, 1941-1946

"In Los Angeles' 'Little Tokyo,' news of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor left shocked silence yesterday" -- caption on photograph :: Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

"All enemy aliens living in the above indicated evacuation area, an area thick with defense plants, must move by Feb. 24, the United States ordered yesterday. Five miles wide, the zone extends 10 miles inland to Western Ave."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive, 1941-1946

"All enemy aliens living in the above indicated evacuation area, an area thick with defense plants, must move by Feb. 24, the United States ordered yesterday. Five miles wide, the zone extends 10 miles inland to Western Ave."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Old Chinatown, Los Angeles, which was the scene of Chinese riots of 1871 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Old Chinatown, Los Angeles, which was the scene of Chinese riots of 1871 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Men posing with their catch, ca.1930 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Men posing with their catch, ca.1930 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Asian American workers in an olive grove, Los Angeles, ca.1900 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Asian American workers in an olive grove, Los Angeles, ca.1900 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Elderly woman of Vietnamese origin preparing fried food. Chua Duc Vien Pagoda, or Perfect Harmony Temple, San jose, California, 2002 :: Jerry Berndt Collection

Elderly woman of Vietnamese origin preparing fried food. Chua Duc Vien Pagoda, or Perfect Harmony Temple, San jose, California, 2002 :: Jerry Berndt Collection

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

"Jap Repatriates -- This is the Hiyarama family and friends, on of the groups of Japanese repatriates who boarded the liner Matsonia in Seattle for removal to Japan. Most came from Texas internment camp."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive, 1941-1946

"Jap Repatriates -- This is the Hiyarama family and friends, on of the groups of Japanese repatriates who boarded the liner Matsonia in Seattle for removal to Japan. Most came from Texas internment camp."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Police clubbing protesters outside Japanese Embassy, Washington, D.C., 1932 :: Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961

Police clubbing protesters outside Japanese Embassy, Washington, D.C., 1932 :: Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Japanese family, Japan, ca. 1920-1940 :: International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960

Japanese family, Japan, ca. 1920-1940 :: International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960

Warning sign at the Korean front :: Korean Digital Archive

Warning sign at the Korean front :: Korean Digital Archive

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

A high-angle view of the new Chinatown complete with buildings designed in Chinese architecture :: "Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987

A high-angle view of the new Chinatown complete with buildings designed in Chinese architecture ::

Sikh man praying, Los Angeles, 1999 :: Jerry Berndt Collection

Sikh man praying, Los Angeles, 1999 :: Jerry Berndt Collection

"A number of SF Japs crowd Bush St. sidewalk in preparation for their transfer to evacuation center for them at Tanforan -- Soldier escorts shown forground."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive, 1941-1946

"A number of SF Japs crowd Bush St. sidewalk in preparation for their transfer to evacuation center for them at Tanforan -- Soldier escorts shown forground."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

"On Their Way Out! -- Above photo show group of Japanese rounded up by FBI agents at Santa Barbara and dejectedly sitting with their baggage, awaiting removal for hearings in Los Angeles."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive, 1941-1946

"On Their Way Out! -- Above photo show group of Japanese rounded up by FBI agents at Santa Barbara and dejectedly sitting with their baggage, awaiting removal for hearings in Los Angeles."--caption on photograph :: Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…