Resident I.D. card

Description
These identification cards were issued to residents of the internment camps. In order to exercise control and maintain surveillance over the population, internees were given family numbers and their physical characteristics were recorded.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
identification card
date made
1942
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.588 cm x 10.16 cm; 2 3/16 in x 4 in
ID Number
1986.3083.01
nonaccession number
1986.3083
catalog number
1986.3083.01
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object