Merced

Temporary Assembly Center

Location: Merced, California

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Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1010-1-29)
vh Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1010-1-29)
Memories of assembly center

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Walter N. Matsuoka Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-3-19)
vh Walter N. Matsuoka Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-3-19)
First impressions of assembly center: "looked like jail"

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Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-345-10)
vh Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-345-10)
First impressions of Merced Assembly Center

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Mercedian Vol. I No. 17 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-17)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 17 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-17)
Selected article titles: "Musicians to Perform" (p. 1), "Dissemination to be Topic" (p. 1), "Variety to Feature Tonight's Talent Show" (p. 1), "Our Promising Home" (p. 1), "Marble Tournament Scheduled for Sat." (p. 2), "Hospital Open House" (p. 3), "Girls' Hi-Jinx Next Monday" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
Selected article titles: "Election to Choose 20. 18 and Over are Eligible" (p. 1), "$$ Ah, Pay Day!" (p. 1), "Girl, Passes" (p. 2), "Tots Attend Pre-School" (p. 3), "Library Opens" (p. 3), "Lull in Dancing" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 18 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-18)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 18 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-18)
Selected article titles: "'Yogore' Dance Motif. Surprise Will Greet Guests" (p. 1), "Rags and Stagettes" (p. 1), "It Won't Be Long Now" (p. 1), "Kite Flying Catchy Spreads to Outside" (p. 2), "Marble Champeens!" (p. 3), "Doctors Say, Welcome" (p. 3), "Ballot Forms for Voters Obtained" (p. 3), "Operetta is Colorful" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
Selected article titles: "Cute 'N Nice!" (p. 1), "Crack Band Needs Name" (p. 1), "Cheers Greet Floats" (p. 1), "Lucky Hogs" (p. 3), "Weight Clinic" (p. 3), "Tule Lake Trip for 15" (p. 3), "Heat Protection" (p. 3), "Care of Children" (p. 3), "No News on Relocation" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
Selected article titles: "July 2 Set for Grads" (p. 1), "Election Void!" (p. 1), "Nihongo Books Taboo!!" (p. 1), "Break for Issei" (p. 1), "To Tule Lake?" (p. 2), "Improvements on Hospital" (p. 2), "Boys' Hula a Panic" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 14 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-14)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 14 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-14)
Selected article titles: "Clothing List Issued" (p. 1), "Curfew to be Changed" (p. 1), "'Swing Your Partners' at Barn Dance Sat." (p. 1), "Comical Movie Tonight" (p. 1), "'Japanese -- More Loyalty'" (p. 2), "Ballet Proves Success" (p. 3), "Kite Flying Contest" (p. 3), "Assembly Committees Named" (p. 4).
Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
doc Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
Selected article titles: "Mgr. Black Greets Residents: 'Good Luck!'" (p. 3), "Our Assembly Center: The Model Center" (p. 4), "Camp Closes Sans Govm't" (p. 5).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
Selected article titles: "'Girl Dates Boy' Hop Set" (p. 1), "Scout 'o Rama" (p. 1), "Children's Play Day" (p. 1), "Colorado Map, Puppets to be Featured" (p. 2), "Recreation Department Gives Financial Report" (p. 3), "George Noda Likes Merced" (p. 3), "Teachers' Social" (p. 4), "Badminton Play Starts" (p. 4), "Barber Shop Rules Released" (p ...
Bob Fuchigami Interview Segment 15 (ddr-manz-1-28-15)
vh Bob Fuchigami Interview Segment 15 (ddr-manz-1-28-15)
Adjusting to confinement as a child: contemplating sneaking out of camp
Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-49)
img Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-49)
Original WRA caption: Woodland, Yolo County, California. Ten cars of evacuees of Japanese ancestry are now aboard and the doors are closed. Their Caucasian friends and the staff of the Wartime Civil Control Administration stations are watching the departure from the platform. Evacuees are leaving their homes and ranches, in a rich agricultural district, bound for ...
Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
Selected article titles: "Aid Given Those in Need" (p. 1), "Colo. Bound?" (p. 1), "How Many Ice Cream for This" (p. 2), "We the Police, Speak..." (p. 2), "'On to Arizona' for Turlock" (p. 3), "High Class Talkies Soon" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 11 (July 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-11)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 11 (July 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-11)
Selected article titles: "Musical, Ballet Planned" (p. 1), "Call for Late Free Coupons" (p. 1), "Wanted Barbers" (p. 1), "Granada Data Secured" (p. 1), "No More Trunks" (p. 3), "Odori-Success" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
Selected article titles: "Student Relocation" (p. 1), "$600 a Day" (p. 1), "Debut for Band" (p. 1), "Nihongo News Not Allowed" (p. 3), "Money on Hand to Aid Events" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
Selected article titles: "275 to Get Diplomas" (p. 1), "Busy '4th' Ahead" (p. 1), "Penalty Against Man is Eight Cokes..." (p. 2), "Issei Barred" (p. 2), "All Department Talent Tonight" (p. 3), "Midget Race" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 20 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-20)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 20 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-20)
Selected article titles: "The Managing Editor Says: This is 30 to Mercedian" (p. 2), "Mess Hall Contest Winners" (p. 2), "'Grand Finale' to be Held Sunday Night" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-12)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-12)
Selected article titles: "'Vice Versa Hop' Set; Girls, Your Chance!" (p. 1), "Jungle Thriller" (p. 1), "Proclamation 99 3/4" (p. 1), "Model Plane Contest" (p. 1), "Hula-Hula Scores Hit!" (p. 3), "Barracks Boarded" (p. 3), "Tarantula Nabbed Alive" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 15 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-15)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 15 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-15)
Selected article titles: "Local Stars Perform" (p. 1), "Kite Flying Contest Rules Announced..." (p. 1), "Murals to Nursery" (p. 1), "More Financial Aid" (p. 2), "Deadline is Set for Plane Contest" (p. 3), "Montana Beet Workers Return; No Curfews" (p. 4), "Mock Trial Held" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
Selected article titles: "Crowded '4th' Program" (p. 1), "The Fourth Assemblee" (p. 1), "Best in Art" (p. 2), "Slapsticks a Riot" (p. 3), "Female Men?" (p. 4).
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