Confiscation of "contraband"

Unknown photographerc. 1941

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans had to turn in all items the U.S. government considered to be dangerous “contraband,” including these little girls’ radios and cameras.


  • Title: Confiscation of "contraband"
  • Creator: Unknown photographer
  • Date Created: c. 1941
  • Location Created: Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Subject Keywords: Property confiscation, Japanese American internment, Sacramento
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Center for Sacramento History

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