Fresno

Temporary Assembly Center

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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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Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-390-17)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-390-17)
Learning to dance in camp

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
Selected article titles: "Clothing Allotment Begins Monday. Warehouse 9 to be Scene of Ordering" (p. 1), "New Center Regulations are Revealed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pleasing Your Palate" (p. 2), "Refrigeration Compartments are Completed" (p. 3), "No More Neck Stretching Grease Pits Installed" (p. 3), "Whooping Cough 'Shots' to be Given Tuesday" (p. 4), "Warehousemen Eat Chop ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 14 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-14)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 14 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-14)
Selected article titles: "Basic English Class Starts, 250 Enrolled" (p. 1), "We're Not Leaving Yet" (p. 1), "Concerning Japanese Print" (p. 1), "Impressive Ceremonies Features Center Fourth" (p. 1), "Recreation Leaders Pave Way for Organized Play" (p. 2), "Improvement Highlights in a Nutshell" (p. 3), "New Evacuees Arrive" (p. 3), "1,000 Eaters Send Melons ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 12 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-32)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 12 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-32)
Selected article titles: "Fall School Term Begins Monday. Registration Scheduled for this Weekend" (p. 1), "Grapevine Reporters Go to Tulare Center" (p. 1), "WRA Launches Campaign for More Workers" (p. 1), "Editorial: Accepting the Challenge Left by Tulare Residents" (p. 2), "Colorful Minstrel Show Slated for Bowl Tonight" (p. 3), "Brownies Schedule Mother's Tea Party ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 15 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-15)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 15 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-15)
Selected article titles: "Victory Gardens Cultivated by Agriculture Department" (p. 1), "English Classes for Kibei Begun" (p. 1), "'Hose Say Can You See?' 300 Feet a Faucet" (p. 1), "Residents Can Still Obtain Security Aid" (p. 1), "225 Register for Draft" (p. 1), "Editorial: We Still Have Friends" (p. 2), "Editorial: Issei Express Loyalty" (p. 2 ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 17 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-37)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 17 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-37)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Preparations Underway. Rush for Boxes is On, Residents Anxiously Await Moving Orders" (p. 1), "Clothes Altering Department Will be Open Daily" (p. 1), "Finance Division Getting Ready for Relocation" (p. 1), "Editorial: Preparing Ourselves for Community Cooperation" (p. 2), "Farm Project Group Carries on Intensive Educational Program" (p. 3), "Chefs Praised as ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 6 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-26)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 6 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-26)
Selected article titles: "Election Scheduled for Tonight. Residents to Vote in Mess Halls" (p. 1), "Movies to Start Tomorrow Night. Durbin Picture, 'It Started With Eve' to be First Film" (p. 1), "Identification Needed to Get Registered Mail" (p. 1), "Tomorrow Last Day to Obtain Absentee Form" (p. 1), "More Squash Harvested by Agriculturists" (p. 3 ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 5 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-5)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 5 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-5)
Selected article titles: "1,400 Pupils Enroll for School. Educational Program is Under Way" (p. 1), "First Group Leaves for Montana Beet Fields" (p. 1), "Baby Food Op., Bad Neighbors, They Are Ready" (p. 1), "Law and Order" (p. 2), "Babies Fed Scientifically" (p. 3), "Use Your Coupon Books Before Going" (p. 3), "Center Girl Scouts ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 18 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-18)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 18 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-18)
Selected article titles: "Present Roll Call Period Time Retained" (p. 1), "12 Pints of Blood Donated" (p. 1), "Clothing to be Issued" (p. 1), "Center Gets Loudspeaker" (p. 1), "Editorial: Finance Division Has Its Share of Responsibilities" (p. 2), "State Books Obtainable" (p. 3), "Pickles are Made Here" (p. 3), "If Your Friend is Injured" (p ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 14 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-34)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 14 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-34)
Selected article titles: "Advance Crew Signup Underway. WRA Calls for More Laborers" (p. 1), "Registration 'Merely for Information,' Dunn Says" (p. 1), "At Last! Center Barber Shop to be Opened Friday" (p. 1), "Editorial: Your Knowledge of Co-ops Needed for Greater Power" (p. 2), "Work Crew Will Stay in Merced for Three Days" (p. 3), "Center ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 13 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-33)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 13 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-33)
Selected article titles: "101 Beet Workers Leave for Utah. Most of Recruits are Nisei" (p. 1), "Center School Doors Will be Opened Monday Morning" (p. 1), "Hospital Passes Must be Obtained Saturday" (p. 1), "Editorial: Parents Urged to Enroll Children for School Work" (p. 2), "Beautification Work Completed by Farm Group" (p. 3), "Piano Students, Mixed ...
Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1012-4-2)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1012-4-2)
First impressions of assembly center living conditions (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1010-8-16)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1010-8-16)
Memories of "evacuation day"; bringing a bicycle to camp

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Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-390-16)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-390-16)
Daily life in 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.

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