Stockton

Temporary Assembly Center

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Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 12 (July 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-12)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 12 (July 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-12)
Selected article titles: "Fourth of July Activities Enjoyed by Enthusiastic Crowd" (p. 1), "Some Men-u! Scouts to Cook" (p. 1), "Center Library: 1180 Visitors -- 3 days" (p. 3), "Mess #4 is Oldest Mess; Serves Most Appetizing Stew" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 2 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-2)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 2 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-2)
Selected article titles: "82 Seniors Graduate. Ellis and Nichols to Present Diplomas" (p. 1), "Daily Roll Call Not a Curfew" (p. 1), "Editorial: Blackout! Center Cooperates With City" (p. 1), "Center Store Hits $448.85 Peak" (p. 3).
Mother and children outside of barracks (ddr-densho-151-258)
img Mother and children outside of barracks (ddr-densho-151-258)
Original caption: Stockton, California. This family of Japanese ancestry has just arrived in the center this morning. The mother and the children are waiting at the door of the room in the barracks to which they have been assigned. The father is at the baggage depot where their bedding and clothing are unloaded and inspected for ...
View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-7)
img View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-7)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Part of the Stockton Assembly center as seen at noon on a hot day. This center has been open to evacuees of Japanese ancestry for one week.
Mother with infant arrives at Stockton (ddr-densho-151-251)
img Mother with infant arrives at Stockton (ddr-densho-151-251)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Young mother of Japanese ancestry arrives at Assembly center with 21 day old baby.
Woman and children outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-73)
img Woman and children outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-73)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. This family just arrived in the Stockton center this morning. The mother and the children wait at the door of the room in the barracks to which they have been assigned, while the father is at the baggage depot where the bedding and clothing are being unloaded and inspected for contraband.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-4)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-4)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Noon on a hot day at the Stockton Assembly center, which is a converted fairgrounds. This group of people on the race track are new arrivals who have been registered, inspected, medically examined, and are now on their way to their assigned places in the barracks.
Saburo Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-20)
doc Saburo Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-20)
Oral history interview with Saburo Masada. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_MASADA_SABURO
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 2 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-14)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 2 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-14)
Selected article titles: "Clothing: Instructions Announced" (p. 1), "O-Bon Festivities Tonight! 8:00 to 11:00 Folk Dance" (p. 1), "Cooperatives: What and When" (p. 2), "What a Mess: Cleanliness - Mess #3 Winner of First Contest" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 8 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-20)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 8 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-20)
Selected article titles: "Election Plans Cancelled. W.C.C.A. Proposed New Setup; Issei, Nisei Over 16 to Vote" (p. 1), "Place Request for Absentee Ballot Soon" (p. 1), "Residents Leave for Tule Lake; New Transfers" (p. 1), "Editorial: New Election Plans -- More Democratic" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-5)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-5)
Selected article titles: "Summer School Sessions Swing Smoothly" (p. 1), "Relocation Movements Start in Other Centers" (p. 1), "Econ. Course Open to Young Adults" (p. 2), "Residents Not Eligible for Work Compensation" (p. 2), "Center Hospital Personnel Busy" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-27)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-27)
Selected article titles: "Seven Advisors Appointed for Council!! W.C.C.A. Approves Nominations" (p. 1), "Latest News: W.R.A. Defines Goods Transfer" (p. 1), "Advance Crew Signup Totals 111" (p. 1), "Lost: Green Toothbrush" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 7 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-7)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 7 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-7)
Selected article titles: "Amateur Program in Grandstand 2 P.M." (p. 1), "Elite Shoe Shop Repairs Many Mess(y) Shoes" (p. 1), "This Was No Rubbish!" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
Selected article titles: "Special Sport Story: Blk. 5 Reds Take Championship!" (p. 1), "Center Store to Sell Cakes!" (p. 1), "2 Internees Join Families" (p. 1), "Scouts to Get Awards. 100 Center-ites Given Haircuts" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
Selected article titles: "Signup: Advance Crew for Relocation Register Today" (p. 1), "3 Centers to Relocate. Santa Anita Begins Exodus to Arizona, Wyoming Today & Thurs." (p. 1), "Rumors! Orders Postponed?" (p. 1), "New Mess Plan Effective Now" (p. 1).
Young boy in assembly center (ddr-densho-151-5)
img Young boy in assembly center (ddr-densho-151-5)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Roy Kaneda in the assembly center which is situated on the outskirts of his home town. He is continuing his high school studies with other boys at the assembly center.
Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-74)
img Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-74)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. View of barracks in block 2 during first week of occupancy of this Center. The entire Japanese population of the City of Sacramento are now here. The space under the trees seen in the background is reserved for the use of mothers and young children.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Arrival at Assembly center at 12:45 pm. This assembly center has been open for one week. This group was evacuated from their homes in the Lodi district (grape area) this morning. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they get off the bus. They are then directed ...
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-29)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-29)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Hand baggage is being inspected for contraband upon the arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry to this Assembly Center.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-249)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-249)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi grape-producing district. Their identification numbers, and family groups are checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where there baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi district. Their identification numbers and family groups are being checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 1 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-13)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 1 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-13)
Selected article titles: "Recent Salinas Center Transfers Like S.A.C." (p. 1), "Store Cuts Prices Reduction Effective Sun." (p. 1), "Old Age Benefits for Center-ites!" (p. 1), "Volunteers to Clean Grandstand on Sunday" (p. 1).
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