Japanese Americans inspecting guayule plants

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ddr-densho-151-381 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00381)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Guayule plantings are being inspected by Doctor Robert Emerson, (third from right) a bio-chemist and botanist from the California Institute of Technology and director of the guayule rubber experiment. He is here shown conferring with several of his staff of young evacuee scientists at Plot 4. There are 408 plants in this plot that have been in the ground for ten days.


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