Fresno

Temporary Assembly Center

Location: Fresno, California

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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1010-8-18)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1010-8-18)
Working on the cleanup crew for the assembly center

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 11 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-31)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 11 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-31)
Selected article titles: "Building Trade School Planned. Training for Employees is Contemplated" (p. 1), "Center Students Get Extended Vacation" (p. 1), "Bad News! Center Payroll Delayed" (p. 1), "Training for Employees is Contemplated" (p. 1), "Sept 7 -- Labor Day. A Salute to the Laborers Our Army Behind the Army" (p. 2), "'E' Excellence Flag Won by ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 9 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-9)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 9 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-9)
Selected article titles: "Educational Program Gets Boost. Text Books Donated by Schools" (p. 1), "Class of 1942 Receives Diplomas at Exercises" (p. 1), "Check Rumors" (p. 2), "Salvation Army Major to Speak" (p. 3), "125 Pupils Enrolled in Woodcraft Class" (p. 3), "Improvements Galore Will Benefit Center" (p. 3), "Baby Clinic to Open" (p. 5), "Singers ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
Selected article titles: "Shoe Repair, Barber Shops to be Opened" (p. 1), "Boy Scouts Start Drive for Rubber" (p. 1), "Pipes Installed" (p. 2), "Trash Disposal" (p. 2), "Program is Planned for July Fourth" (p. 3), "Diptheria 'Shots' to be Given Children" (p. 3), "Center Store Has More Merchandise" (p. 3), "Beautification Program in Full Swing ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
Selected article titles: "1,210 More Evacuees Arrive. New Citizens Fill Center to Capacity" (p. 1), "Huge Improvement Work Started. Skilled Men Busy Making Equipment" (p. 1), "Presenting Our New Friends" (p. 1), "New Evacuees Must List Address Change" (p. 1), "Americanism" (p. 2), "Manzanar Propagates 200,000 Guayules" (p. 3), "No Tickee No Washee" (p ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
Selected article titles: "Colorful Program to End Flag Week. Impressive Ceremonies Scheduled" (p. 1), "Flag Day Program" (p. 1), "Improvements" (p. 2), "Hospital 3 Grounds to Be Improved" (p. 3), "Few People Break Curfew Regulations" (p. 3), "Dance Under the Stars" (p. 3), "Children May Get Book Room" (p. 3), "'Cock-Eyed Mayor' From Kaneko-Kai Steals Show ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 20 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-20)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 20 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-20)
Selected article titles: "Special! Reporter Goes to Pinedale for 'Scoop'" (p. 1), "Wrap-Up Food Wastes First" (p. 1), "Visitor's Permit Void if Friend is Japanese Living Ten Miles Away" (p. 1), "Center Residents to Hear World Famous Music" (p. 1), "Keeping Mentally Alert" (p. 2), "Center Fire Eaters Get Streamlined Water Buggy" (p. 3), "Man ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 15 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-35)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 15 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-35)
Selected article titles: "Shipping Applications Being Taken. Equipment in Storage Must be Registered" (p. 1), "Beet Fields of Montana Call 44 More Residents" (p. 1), "Clothing Staff Busy Unpacking First Shipment" (p. 1), "Community Service Vital at Relocation Center" (p. 2), "Center Grammar School Class Schedules Made" (p. 3), "Residents Should Turn Off Shower Faucets Tightly ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
Selected article titles: "Residents to Elect Panel of 21. Issei, Nisei 16 and Over May Participate" (p. 1), "Hog Producing Class to be Started Soon" (p. 1), "Applications for Absentee Voters Available Here" (p. 1), "Like Carving? Don't Practice on Fig Trees" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei Urged to Exercise Voting Power at Primary Election" (p ...
Rose Nakagawa Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1010-9-22)
vh Rose Nakagawa Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1010-9-22)
Difficult conditions in camp

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Kay Ikeda Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1010-11-10)
vh Kay Ikeda Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1010-11-10)
Memories of the Fresno Assembly Center

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 16 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-36)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 16 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-36)
Selected article titles: "Elementary School Term Begins. 780 More Students Enrolled" (p. 1), "Arrangements for Property Must be Made" (p. 1), "New Movie Admits Cards to be Used from Next Week" (p. 1), "Hospital Staff Members Needed for Advance Crew" (p. 1), "Merced Center Residents Win Praise from Manager" (p. 2), "Women Plan to Build Up ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 8 (June 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-8)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 8 (June 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-8)
Selected article titles: "142 Seniors to Graduate Friday. New Stadium to be Scene of Exercises" (p. 1), "Now the Kids Eat Five Times" (p. 1), "Visitors Jam Room" (p. 1), "Neighborliness" (p. 2), "Clinic Hours at Hospital Announced" (p. 3), "Don't Get Burned Up" (p. 3), "Bank Service Soon" (p. 3), "Scouters Open Training Program ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 17 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-17)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 17 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-17)
Selected article titles: "Complete New Stage Under Construction" (p. 1), "Residents Eat Center Grown Vegetables" (p. 1), "Editorial: Citizenship Ban Hits Snag" (p. 2), "Medical Staff Praised" (p. 2), "Nursery Class Reorganized" (p. 3), "Visiting Hours at Hospital Changed Again" (p. 3), "Barber Shop to be Opened Within Week" (p. 4), "Center Infant Dies" (p. 4 ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 1 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-41)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 1 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-41)
Selected article titles: "Changes Made in Departure Plans. Center to be Relocation in 10 Movements" (p. 1), "Traveling Tips Mailed by Monitor Dr. Taira" (p. 1), "Clothing to be Delivered Until Movements Start" (p. 1), "'Jerome is Rest Site' Says Recent Visitor" (p. 1), "Editorial: Living for Today and Living Sufficiently" (p. 2), "Sugimoto Paintings on ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 16 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-16)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 16 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-16)
Selected article titles: "All Barracks to Have Ventilators. Carpenters to Build Chairs, Tables Also" (p. 1), "Modern Food Storage Facilities Installed. Equipment Comparable to Best in the Nation" (p. 1), "Curfew Hours Change Under Consideration" (p. 1), "Timber! 1500 Feet a Day Used in Improvements for Residents' Comfort" (p. 1), "Love Conquers All. 'White Zone' Girl ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 10 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-30)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 10 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-30)
Selected article titles: "Hobby Show Acclaimed Success. Huge Crowds Wait in Line to See Exhibits of Center Residents" (p. 1), "August Payroll to Arrive Soon" (p. 1), "Staff Writer Finds it Hard to Pick Out Best Works After Two Visits" (p. 1), "Editorial: 'Take Not That Which is Not Rightfully Yours'" (p. 2), "Public Invited to ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 11 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-11)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 11 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-11)
Selected article titles: "King Baseball Reigns Tomorrow. Two Games Scheduled for Opener" (p. 1), "Free Coupon Books to be Issued. Distribution Will Begin on July 1" (p. 1), "Uncle Sam Calls" (p. 1), "New Schedule for School Announced" (p. 1), "Capacity Crowd of 3,000 Attends Talent Parade" (p. 3), "Socials to Be Held by Fellowship ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 2 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-42)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 2 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-42)
Selected article titles: "Section Movements Start Monday. Advance Crew Reaches Arkansas. Center Much Better Than Was Expected" (p. 1), "Center Store to be Open Up to Very Last Week" (p. 1), "In Anticipation of Our New Home in Jerome" (p. 2), "Travel Needs Listed by Dr. Kikuo Taira" (p. 3), "Evacuation Hop Slated" (p. 6).
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 5 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-25)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 5 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-25)
Selected article titles: "'Hey Days' Program Starts Tonight. Musicale, Ball Game, Dance Among Two Days' Activities" (p. 1), "Tomorrow is Last Nomination Day" (p. 1), "City Dwellers Must Register Rented Homes" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei Asked to Volunteer for Army Intelligence Corps" (p. 2), "Farm Group Gets Donation of Insecticides, Fertilizers" (p. 3), "Carpenters, Painters Buoy ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 4 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-44)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 4 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-44)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Nears Halfway Mark. Fourth Group Scheduled to Go Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Grapevine Published for Last Time Today" (p. 1), "Editorial: Greater Challenge Awaits Us at New Jerome Center" (p. 2), "Several Leaders Included Among Gila Departees" (p. 3), "They Did the Heavy Duty Job" (p. 3), "Service Division Director Wishes Residents Godspeed ...
Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-432-20)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-432-20)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; receiving special dispensation to participate in a track meet before going to camp (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service ...

Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1010-8-17)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1010-8-17)
Memories of Fresno Assembly Center: working in the motor pool, dances in the street

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