Pinedale

Temporary Assembly Center

Location: Pinedale, California

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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. 2 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-1)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 2 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-1)
Selected Article Titles: "Self-Governing Body for Center Planned. Election Next Week" (p. 1), "Candidates for Block Election Announced" (p. 1), "Canteen Opens with Capacity Business" (p. 1), "Pinedale Quota Passes Half Mark" (p. 1), "Local Gov't to Stress Democracy. Service Director King Praises Nisei" (p. 1), "Mumps Chicken Pox Claim 7 Patients" (p. 1), "Inoculations ...
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 ...
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.
Rae Takekawa Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-89-21)
vh Rae Takekawa Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-89-21)
"An aimless type of existence": Pinedale Assembly Center
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 53 (ddr-densho-1000-118-53)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 53 (ddr-densho-1000-118-53)
Food in Pinedale

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 52 (ddr-densho-1000-118-52)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 52 (ddr-densho-1000-118-52)
Hobbies at Pinedale Assembly Center; making jewelry out of shells, sewing

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 50 (ddr-densho-1000-118-50)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 50 (ddr-densho-1000-118-50)
Trip to Pinedale Assembly Center, California; heat and dehydration

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-184-40)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-184-40)
Traveling to assembly center: confusion upon finding out final destination was in California
Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-184-41)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-184-41)
Impressions of Pinedale Assembly Center; working for the newspaper, the Pinedale Logger
Kazuko Uno Bill Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-211-21)
vh Kazuko Uno Bill Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-211-21)
Reuniting with father after his release from a Department of Justice camp
John Kanda Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-116-3)
vh John Kanda Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-116-3)
Forced to move to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, losing the family farm

This interview is part of a collaborative effort of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League and Densho.

Peggie Nishimura Bain Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-170-30)
vh Peggie Nishimura Bain Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-170-30)
The train ride to Pinedale Assembly Center: "we were being treated as enemies"
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