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.
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly Center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers to spend the duration.
Unloading baggage from truck (ddr-densho-151-458)
img Unloading baggage from truck (ddr-densho-151-458)
Original caption: Stockton, California. The first day at an assembly center. A new unit of the barracks is being opened today for the eight busloads of arrivals. This photo shows the luggage and bed-rolls which have come in by truck, deposited here for inspection for contraband. Evacuees then take their possessions to the barracks to which ...
Young Japanese Americans gathering outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-253)
img Young Japanese Americans gathering outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-253)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Young persons of Japanese ancestry, second and third generation Americans. They have been in camp about a week, where there is little for them to do as yet. The sun is very hot. The oldest of these boys has been studying this morning. The book that he carries is a text on ...
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to a War Relocation Authority center to spend the duration.
View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-254)
img View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-254)
Original 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.
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-22)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-22)
Selected article titles: "Sound Movies Aug. 13, 14" (p. 1), "Nominations Friday P.M. Committee to Select Two Eng.-Speaking Issei & Nisei for General Election, August 17" (p. 1), "All-Center Speech Contest Open to Everyone; Sign Up Today!" (p. 1), "Editorial: Tsk! Tsk! Such Talk" (p. 2), "First-aid Program Progresses Rapidly Here" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 4 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-28)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 4 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-28)
Selected article titles: "Exhibit Attracts 2,600 Residents" (p. 1), "Mess & Lodging: Old Passes Void" (p. 1), "New Transfers Lawyer from Camp Harmony Likes S.A.C." (p. 1), "'Twas Before the Victory Garden" (p. 2), "Three Families Released from Center" (p. 3), "Center Prepares, Trunks, Clothes Arrival Increases" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 4 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-16)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 4 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-16)
Selected article titles: "June Paychecks Arrive! Cashier to Distribute $10,650 Tomorrow, Friday P.M." (p. 1), "Curfew!" (p. 1), "Nicholson Must O.K. Parties" (p. 1), "23 Leave for Mont. Sugar Beet Fields" (p. 1), "Editorial: The Right to Vote -- A Privilege" (p. 2), "Internees Join Families Here" (p. 3), "Other Centers Relocate. Pinedale, Turlock ...
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 5 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-17)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 5 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-17)
Selected article titles: "Election Rules Framed! Age Limit Set for Candidates, Center Voters" (p. 1), "Editorial: An Emphasis on Election" (p. 2), "Curfew Effective Now. Lights, Radios Off at 10:30 P.M." (p. 3), "Army Orders: Cooking in Barracks Prohibited!" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 1 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-1)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 1 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-1)
Selected article titles: "Stockton Center Rolls. Evacuation Totals 4,268 with Valleites" (p. 1), "Editorial: El Joaquin -- Your Paper" (p. 1), "Iron, Stoves Make Trouble" (p. 1), "Draft + Alien Change of Address" (p. 1), "Editorial: Help Maintain Sanitation" (p. 2), "Scout Activities to Continue for Interested Youths Here in Center" (p. 3), "Work Division Issues Call ...
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
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 their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-257)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-257)
Original caption: Stockton, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families to this assembly center.
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