Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

Location: Arcadia, California

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Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-23)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-23)
Selected article titles: "Relocation of Students" (p. 1), "Amory Announces Free Coupon Books. Distribution Will Begin Monday from Center Cashier's Station" (p. 1), "Santa Anita Entertainers Highlighted in Talent Show" (p. 1), "Superstitious Horsemen Solve Problem of Jinx" (p. 3), "Editorial: Free Men in a Free World" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker, Final Issue, 1942 (ddr-densho-146-31)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker, Final Issue, 1942 (ddr-densho-146-31)
Selected article titles: "A Statement from the Center Manager" (p. 1), "Housing: Direct Contact Makes Section Close to People" (p. 9), "Mess: Greatest Feeding Problem of Evacuation Movement" (p. 11), "Relocation: Racetrack to Metropolis to Ghost Town in Six Months" (p. 15), "Health: Santa Anita Experiments on Socialized Medicine" (p. 17), "Recreation: Vast and Tremendous in ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 12 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-11)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 12 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-11)
Selected article titles: "Hope of New Life at Santa Anita Thrills New Arrival" (p. 1), "Center's Election Postponed a Week. Newcomers to be Offered Chance to Vote for Council" (p. 1), "Gamblers Sentenced. Leaders Find $250 or 125 Days in Jail" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Obtaining Local Visitors' Passes. Permits Limited to Blood Relatives, Business Agents" (p. 1), "Laundry Now Ready for Use" (p. 1), "Pacemaker Selected as Newspaper Name" (p. 1), "Boy! We Really Eat" (p. 1), "Fire Instructions Issued" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-65 Starts Saturday. Draft Affects Most of Issei" (p ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-6)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-6)
Selected article titles: "Root Beer, 7 Up Soon" (p. 1), "Center Figures Now 16,023. More Due to Arrive Soon" (p. 1), "How to Cash Checks and Unemployment Insurance" (p. 1), "First Girl Baby Born on Mother's Day" (p. 2), "No Need for Bedding Lack" (p. 3), "Light Use Explained" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 2 (April 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-1)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 2 (April 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-1)
Selected article titles: "More Than 1000 Expected in Draft Registration. Sign-up Starts Tomorrow for Men 45-65" (p. 1), "Job Assignments at Center Number 1886 Since April 4" (p. 1), "Center's First Movie Tonite" (p. 1), "Hours Listed for Typhoid Inoculation" (p. 3), "Need Anything Just Visit the Canteen" (p. 3), "Seventh Center Baby Born" (p ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 33 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-36)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 33 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-36)
Selected article titles: "Keep Off Grass" (p. 1), "Issue Clothing Set. Approved Lists to be Posted at Information Centers Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Varied Experiences of Center Mailmen Reported" (p. 2), "'Beware of Golfers' Warning Posted" (p. 5), "Editorial: Fight for America in Our Way" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 27 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-27)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 27 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-27)
Selected article titles: "Additional Net Workers Needed" (p. 1), "Writers Needed for Documentary History" (p. 1), "New Mess System to Start Monday" (p. 1), "Hygiene Clinic Hours Listed. Other Health Dates Announced" (p. 2), "First Crops Harvested. Chinese Napa, Radishes Picked" (p. 2), "Board of Arbitration in New Rulings Here" (p. 5).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-38)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-38)
Selected article titles: "New System: Package Delivery Center" (p. 1), "Promptness in Picking Up Laundry Requested" (p. 1), "Cook Builds Model of Center" (p. 1), "Hospital Functions Explained by Staff Head" (p. 2), "Maintenance Plan Tried for Women's Toilets" (p. 2), "Editorial: Citizenship Rights Under WRA" (p. 8).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-7)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-7)
Selected article titles: "Civic Hall Opens. Self-Government Plans Progress; 1st Meeting Held" (p. 1), "'I Pledge'" (p. 1), "Inspection of Barracks" (p. 1), "May 17 -- I am an American Day" (p. 1), "Unclaimed Packages Accumulate. Residents Urged to Check Stations" (p. 2), "New Banking System Announced" (p. 2), "Partitioning Nears End" (p. 3), "'Wear Mess Button ...
Min Tonai Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-302-6)
vh Min Tonai Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-302-6)
Coping with difficult conditions 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.

Min Tonai Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-302-7)
vh Min Tonai Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-302-7)
Receiving visitors 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.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-153-42)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-153-42)
Feeling angry about conditions in Santa Anita Assembly Center, California

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as ...

Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-370-8)
vh Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-370-8)
The day of mass removal

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Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-370-26)
vh Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-370-26)
Meeting future husband

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Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 14 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-14)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 14 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-14)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 14 (June 3, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 6 (May 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-6)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 6 (May 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-6)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 6 (May 8, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-23)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-23)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 23 (July 4, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-11)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-11)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 11 (May 26, 1942).
Final/farewell issue of the Santa Anita Pacemaker (c. 1942) (ddr-janm-5-1)
doc Final/farewell issue of the Santa Anita Pacemaker (c. 1942) (ddr-janm-5-1)
The final/farewell issue of the Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper (c. 1942). This issue included a short message from Center Manager, Gene W. Wilbur, a short message from author, Carey McWilliams, along with final columns from editor, Eddie Shimano, women's editor, Asami Kawachi, and sports editor, Hiroshi Ito.
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 12 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-12)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 12 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-12)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 12 (May 29, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-35)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-35)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 35 (August 19, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 43 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-43)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 43 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-43)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 43 (September 16, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-31)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-31)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 31 (August 1, 1942).
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