Pinedale

Temporary Assembly Center

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Postcard send to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-26)
doc Postcard send to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-26)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter about their arrival at Pinedale Assembly Center.
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-5-8)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-5-8)
The journey to Pinedale Assembly Center, California

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on ...

Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 7 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-7)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 7 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-7)
Selected Article Titles: "42 Workers Leave for Beet Fields" (p. 1), "Council Bans Group Donations" (p. 1), "Democracy Today -- July 4, 1942" (p. 2), "First Baby Born at Pinedale Center" (p. 2), "18 Nurses Aides Enrolled" (p. 4), "Long Lines Mark Coupon Distribution" (p. 5), "Program for Issei Tonight" (p. 6), "Shuichi Fukui, American. Tacoma Issei ...
Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-3)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-3)
Selected Article Titles: "1446 Votes Cast. Center Council to Name Mayor Next Week" (p. 1), "Comedy, Music, Dancers Highlight Show Saturday" (p. 1), "Rumor-Tism" (p. 2), "Comfort Foreseen in Barrack Life" (p. 3), "How to Crash Mess by Toots Nakamura" (p. 3), "Feeding Stations for Tots Soon" (p. 6), "Overflooding of Showers Problem" (p. 6), "First ...
Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-27-19)
vh Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-27-19)
A sad memory from camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-one-7-27-17)
vh Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-one-7-27-17)
A young person's memories of the Pinedale Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department ...

Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-one-7-27-18)
vh Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-one-7-27-18)
Jobs in camp: hospital orderly, latrine inspector

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Chizuko Norton Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-73-17)
vh Chizuko Norton Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-73-17)
Traveling to Pinedale Assembly Center, California: a dirty train ride
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vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-240-16)
A young person's memories of assembly center: hot weather, orange trees outside the fence
Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-166-5)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-166-5)
As a child, having only vague memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and mass removal to Pinedale Assembly Center
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-152-16)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-152-16)
Memories of mass removal as a child: just happy that the family was allowed to stay together
Tom Matsuoka Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-47-25)
vh Tom Matsuoka Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-47-25)
Joining family at the Pinedale Assembly Center, California: "So doggone hot..."
Travel roster sheet (ddr-densho-25-83)
doc Travel roster sheet (ddr-densho-25-83)
This roster sheet specified the people traveling in one train car to Tule Lake, California.
Instructions for moving to camp (ddr-densho-25-23)
doc Instructions for moving to camp (ddr-densho-25-23)
The Iseri family resided in the Pinedale Assembly Center from June until July, 1942. They then received instructions on how to prepare for their move to the Tule Lake concentration camp. The procedure was similar to that of leaving for the Assembly Centers: Japanese Americans packed their luggage, marked it with identification tags, and boarded the ...
Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-9)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-9)
Selected Article Titles: "Center Busy with Moving Activities" (p. 1), "9,166 at Tule" (p. 1), "Baby Care Provided" (p. 1), "Nippon Books Being Tagged" (p. 3), "Police Chief Johns Lauds Evacuee Center" (p. 5), "Evacuees Good Americans -- Hauck" (p. 8).
Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 5 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-5)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 5 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-5)
Selected Article Titles: "Death of Matsumoto Reveals Colorful Life" (p. 1), "Medical Family Augments Staff" (p. 1), "Tulelake Destination of Camp Harmony Evacuees" (p. 1), "Nippon Print Contraband" (p. 4), "Americanization Class Will be Conducted" (p. 5), "Facts and Figures: Food Consumption. More Fresh Fruits, Vegetables Served" (p. 6), "Hospital 'C' Enlarged" (p. 10).
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