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Adelaida Camarillo
Full portrait of Adelaida Camarillo, a young woman, in a dark flowered dress, facing the viewer but turned to her right slightly with one hand resting on the back of an upholstered chair. A small table with a bust on it is next to her on her left.

Albertina Ruiz
Oval portrait bust of Albertina Ruiz sitting straight and upright with her head and gaze in a left diagonal profile. She is wearing a dark dress that has a light, frilly ruff and collar. Albertina Ruiz was the sixth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota…

Albertina Ruiz
Portrait bust of Albertina Ruiz in a diagonal left profile view. She is wearing a dark colored floral shawl with a cross pendant. Albertina Ruiz was the sixth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born January 19 1867; died November 20 1901 at 34…

Bonita McFarland and Katherine Hoffman in Swimsuits
Bonita McFarland, left, and Katherine Hoffman in swimsuits standing along a wall smiling at the viewer. Verso of photograph states: "Katherine Hoffman and Bonita. This was taken in 1932 August at the Rancho Casitas while swimming in their private…

Claudina L.D. Real & Maria Y.D. Ruiz
3/4 portrait in oval frame of Claudina Lugo Duarte Real and Maria Ygnacia Duarte Ruiz (seated). Real is wearing a black dress with a lace collar, black gloves and a black hat. Ruiz is wearing a black dress with a white collar. Both young women are…

Doraliza Ruiz
Oval portrait bust of Doraliza Ruiz sitting upright in a diagonal profile view. Doraliza Ruiz was the second child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born August 24 1861; died March 2 1894.

Fern Fisk Marita portrait
Bust portrait of a young woman, identified Fern Frisk Marita in library records. She is facing and looking at the camera, wearing a high collared blouse and dark jacket.

Frances "Fannie" Hughes Fulkerson
Oval bust portrait of Frances "Fannie" Hughes Fulkerson, a young woman. She is gazing to the left of the viewer and wears a buttoned and embroidered top with a brooch. She lived from 1871-1962.

Francesca Camarillo
Full portrait of Francesca Camarillo, a young woman, in a striped dress, facing the viewer but turned to her right slightly with one hand resting on the back of an upholstered chair. A small table with a bust on it is next to her on her left.

Gila River Internees, 1944
This image shows young male and female internees preparing to depart from the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona to work or to study in the Eastern part of the U.S.

Helen Bovee Vanegas and Ruby Vanegas
Helen Bovee Vanegas and Ruby Vanegas stand next to each other outside leaning forward against a railing. It is unclear which is Helen and which is Ruby. One woman wears a skirt suit, hat, and heels, while the other wears a patterned dress, hat and…

Helen Kimura Portrait
This image shows Helen Kimura standing for a 3/4 view portrait. The photo was taken at the Gila River Relocation Center. The image seems candid, as Helen is not posing but laughing will looking slightly behind her at someone else that appears on the…

Internees Depart Gila River Relocation Center
This image shows a bus departing the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona. The bus is filled with young Japanese men and women who are going to work or study in the Eastern U.S.

Japanese Serviceman's Monument, Rivers, Arizona
This image shows two young women posing in front of the Gila River Relocation Center's Serviceman's Monument. During the war, these honor rolls were created within Japanese detention centers to recognize the camp residents who enlisted before the war…

Josefa Ruiz
Portrait bust of Josefa Ruiz in diagonal profile view. She is wearing a frilly white Victorian dress with a matching floral Victorian hat atop braided hair. Josefa Ruiz was the ninth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born March 19 1873; died…

Kaneko Takasugi on Bicycle
Snapshot of Kaneko Takasugi standing with her bicycle on a sidewalk in front of a movie theater. She appears to be mid ride, as if she stopped to pose for the camera. She is in a dress and heels. The marquee on the movie theater reads "Talking…

Kimura Sisters
This image shows Helen Kimura posing with her sisters before their departure to the East Coast, USA. The photo is taken at the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona. The young women are leaving either to work or to study.

Louisa Ruiz Walker and Walter Walker
Full portrait of Louisa Ruiz Walker and her husband Walter Walker sitting on the steps of the first house that they lived in together. Louisa is wearing a coat with a fur collar and Walter is wearing a suit and holding a fedora in his hands between…

Lucy Ruiz - Victorian Dress
Figure portrait of Lucy Ruiz from the knees up in a white frilly Victorian dress and matching floral hat. Lucy is standing straight with her hands in her pockets and her head looking diagonally to the right. Lucy Ruiz was the tenth child of Gabriel…

Lucy Ruiz, Petra Ruiz and Lola Rivera
Square group portrait of Lucy Ruiz (left), Petra Ruiz (right) and Lola Rivera (bottom) in Victorian clothing. Lucy Ruiz and Lola Rivera are looking straight ahead while Petra Ruiz is looking to the right. The photograph sits in the middle of an…

Lucy V. Ruiz
Portrait bust of Lucy V. Ruiz in right profile with her head turned towards the camera. She is smiling while wearing pearls and a dark floral dress. There is a studio backdrop of trees behind her and a signature in the bottom left-hand corner which…

Lucy V. Ruiz at Graduation
Full portrait of Lucy Ruiz upon graduation from Ventura High School. She is sitting on the arm of a padded wooden bench in a white gown with with stockings and white shoes. A studio backdrop and carpet are visible in the background.

Lydia Sexton
Bust portrait, brown toned, of Miss Lydia Sexton, a young woman. She gazes to the left of the viewer and has long dark hair pulled back into a low ponytail or braid. She has a decorative, embroidered collar on her blouse or dress. Mounted on…

Marcelina Acacia Ruiz Latillade
Figure portrait of Marcelina Acacia Ruiz Latillade standing in a dark colored dress with Royal Insurance Company patches striped down the skirt, a Hammons sash over her torso, and a Royal Insurance Company cap with bows. She is holding up a knee-high…

Maria Louisa Ruiz - Nurse
Full portrait of Maria Louisa Ruiz in a nurse uniform standing on top of a rock pillar. Shrubs buildings are visible in the background. Born May 7 1900; died February 4 1958.
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