Identification button

Description
For some Japanese American internees, work-release programs were an option for escaping the poor living conditions of the War Relocation Centers. Once participants passed "loyalty" and "character" investigations, individuals were able to leave the relocation centers to find work. One destination for Japanese Americans was Seabrook Farms located in New Jersey. Due to the employment constraints caused by the war, Seabrook employed internees to work in the fields harvesting vegetables.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
idenfitifcation button
date made
ca 1940
Physical Description
plastic (overall: outside material)
paper (overall: inside, image material)
metal (part: pin material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in; 5.08 cm
ID Number
2008.0103.01
accession number
2008.0103
catalog number
2008.0103.01
subject
Military
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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