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Catalog Number 1985.115.009
Scope & Content Map of Redwood City areas occupied by the Japanese. This map is rectangular in shape and is made of white paper. This map shows a gridlock of streets in Redwood City, written in brown ink with small black arrows and dots below sets of numbers identifying lands occupied by the Japanese, which is also connected to a drawing of the Redwood Creek with more dots and lines with numbers identifying areas where Japanese people occupied. On some parts of the gridlock streets on the map, there are small black lines spaced out showing where a majority of areas occupied by the Japanese. Along the top and bottom of the map, spaced out by brown lines, there are a set of numbers printed in brown that reads "1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9". Along both of the sides of the map, spaced by brown lines, there are a set of letters printed in bold and brown that reads "A / B / C / D / E / F". The set of numbers at the top and bottom and the set of letters at both of the sides of the map indicate how to locate a certain area of the map. At the bottom middle of the map, there is a close-up drawing of the intersection of the Redwood Creek and Westpoint Creek, in between some black lines with some black, and bold printed text near that says "HARBOR BOULEVARD". Also below the line that reads the text "HARBOR BOULEVARD", there is some printed text in bold and black with an arrow that reads "REDWOOD CITY". In the middle of the drawing of the intersection of the two creeks and Harbor Boulevard, printed in black and bold, the text reads "PORT REDWOOD CITY / & / VICINITY".Towards the right, there is a drawing of a circle with a white arrow through it. At the top right hand corner, printed in brown and bold, the text reads "STREET INDEX". Below the text above, printed in brown, and bold, but with small lettering of text reads and starts with "A ST. A-3...E. BREWSTER AVE. B-4 / EATON AVE A-1...LEXINGTON AVE. C-4 / LINCOLN AVE. D-4...SPRING ST. C-5, D-6 / SPRUCE ST. D-5...WOODSWORTH AVE. B-1". Each columns of text above is separated into four. At the bottom right corner of the map, printed in black and bold, the text reads "REDWOOD CITY / LANDS OCCUPIED BY JAPANESE / COMPILED FOR / GILBERT D. FERRELL - DISTRICT ATTORNEY / BY / SAN MATEO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION". The text "COMPILED FOR" is disproportionately smaller than the text above. At the very bottom right hand corner of the map, below the text above, printed in black and bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "MARCH 1942". Across the text above, printed in black and bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "R.O LIUIKKOKEN-DELINEATOR".

Dimensions: 24.625 x 36.250.
Object Name Map
Collection Archival Collection
Category Maps
Date March 1942
People Ferrell, Gilbert D.
Search Terms California
California - History
California - Maps
Ferrell, Gilbert D.
Japanese
Japanese - World War II
Japanese Americans
Map
Maps
Redwood City
San Andreas Dam
San Mateo County-Planning Dept.
Subjects California history
Japanese internment
Land
Maps
World War II