Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Art Class Mural

image number:

P0038981

description:

The mural depicts U.S. soldiers on land in Japan ready to plant the American flag in Tokyo. The art includes caricatures of Japanese soldiers and Pacific islanders that would be considered racist by today's standards but were perfectly acceptable at the time.

date taken:

1943 May 1

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 46

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

photographer studio:

Eisenberger

donor image number:

6354

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

corporate name:

Education, School of

corporate name:

University School

topic:

Children's art

topic:

Murals

topic:

Caricatures

topic:

Soldiers

topic:

Racism

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Education

folder:

University School