Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 5 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-4)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 5 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-4)
Selected article titles: "Organization of Boy Scout Troops Starts" (p. 1), "More Professional Cooks Sought" (p. 1), "Freedom of Religion Draws Large Throngs" (p. 1), "Prepare Child for Future Life, Says Recreation Staff" (p. 1), "Center's Population Doubled. More to Enter this Week" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-18)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-18)
Selected article titles: "Graduation Set June 26" (p. 1), "Projects for WRA Centers Discussed" (p. 1), "Weekly Barrack Checks Begin" (p. 1), "Issei is Citizen of United States" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-3)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-3)
Selected article titles: "First Baby Born in Santa Anita" (p. 1), "New Evacuees Boost Population to 10,327. Week's Influx Adds 3552" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention Rules Announced" (p. 1), "Foot Baths Chlorinated to Combat Athlete's Foot" (p. 2), "Use of Electricity Clarified" (p. 2), "For Sale: Milk" (p. 3), "Personnel Office Asks Listing of Additional Skills. ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 13 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-12)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 13 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-12)
Selected article titles: "DeWitt Orders Roll Taken. Two Daily Countings. Privacy Assured by Wilkinson" (p. 1), "Population Reaches 18,527. Center Passes Eureka in Size" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pacemaker, Leader in Democracy" (p. 2), "Governing Body to Cope with Problems. Charter to be Used as Model. First Election Slated for Friday" (p. 4), "Course in Democracy to ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
Selected article titles: "Second Movement Starts Tomorrow. Total of 4500 Set for Wyoming" (p. 1), "Clean Up of Units Asked" (p. 1), "Eligibles May Get Pullman Reservations" (p. 1), "Car Owners Here Asked to Call" (p. 1), "Baggage Must be Tagged Properly" (p. 2), "Editorial: Right to Vote is All-Important" (p. 6).
Information Bulletin No. 1 (ddr-densho-320-1)
doc Information Bulletin No. 1 (ddr-densho-320-1)
Contains information about living quarters, meals, and other services in the camps.
Information Bulletin No. 1 (ddr-densho-320-2)
doc Information Bulletin No. 1 (ddr-densho-320-2)
Contains information about living quarters, meals, and other services in the camps.
Frank Sumida Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-261-15)
vh Frank Sumida Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-261-15)
Involvement in a so-called "riot" while in assembly center

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Yuriko Yamamoto Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-408-13)
vh Yuriko Yamamoto Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-408-13)
Food in camp

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George Nakano Interview I Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-359-5)
vh George Nakano Interview I Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-359-5)
Earliest memories: going to Santa Anita

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Mits Yamasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-366-16)
vh Mits Yamasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-366-16)
Going to assembly center with a friend's family

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Mits Yamasaki Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-366-17)
vh Mits Yamasaki Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-366-17)
Seeing father in camp

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Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-373-10)
vh Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-373-10)
Preparing for mass removal and driving to Santa Anita

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Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-373-12)
vh Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-373-12)
Arriving in Santa Anita, mixing with Japanese Americans from different regions

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