Harold (Hal) West Collection
Identifier: AC 370
Scope and Content
The Collection includes nineteen original drawings of the guards at the Japanese American Internment Camp in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and of a prisoner of war camp in Seagoville, Texas done by Harold (Hal) E. West (1902-1968). There is a book entitled "A Local Santa Fe Bystander's View of the War Years and of the Japanese Internment Camp, 1941-1945" catalogued separately. Collection contains original drawings, copy of the book, and photographs, correspondence, and articles on Hal West and Jerry West.
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Harold (Hal) West worked as a guard at the Japanese internment camp (Department of Justice) in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1943 and 1944. During his time at the camp he made a number of small studies of his follow guards. West was a WPA artist in the 1930s. In 1945, West was treated for a brain tumor in Chicago; he lived until 1968.
.25 Linear Feet
"A Local Santa Fe Bystanders View of the War years and of the japanese Internment Camp, 1941-1945" is located in the Fray Angelico History Library book section
- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
- The Palace of the Governors
- P.O. Box 2087
- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
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- Guide to Harold (Hal) West Collection,1942 - 2002
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- Finding aid is in English
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