Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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Richard Onishi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-jamsj-2-2-5)
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Memories of mass removal, Santa Anita Assembly Center, and Heart Mountain concentration camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Frank Sumida Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-261-15)
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Involvement in a so-called "riot" while in assembly center

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 ...

Yuriko Yamamoto Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-408-13)
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Food 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.

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

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.

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)
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Seeing father 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.

Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-373-10)
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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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Takeshi Nakayama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-369-4)
vh Takeshi Nakayama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-369-4)
Memories of Santa Anita

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.

Mutsu Homma Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-24-23)
vh Mutsu Homma Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-24-23)
Description of assembly center: "Santa Anita is a horse place"
Mo Nishida Interview I Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-380-6)
vh Mo Nishida Interview I Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-380-6)
Witnessing turmoil and violence in Santa Anita

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Joe Ishikawa Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-205-16)
vh Joe Ishikawa Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-205-16)
Thoughts on Santa Anita assembly center, its effects on the community
Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-392-12)
vh Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-392-12)
First impressions of Santa Anita

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.

Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-392)
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Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police on duty in watch-tower at the Santa Anita Assembly Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred to War Relocation Authority Centers for the duration.
Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-393)
img Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-393)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police on duty in watch-tower at Santa Anita park assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American with parasol (ddr-densho-37-766)
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Original WRA caption: Japanese parasol for spring showers at Santa Anita Park assembly center. Evacuees later are transferred to War Relocation Authority center for the duration.
Military policeman patrolling camp fence (ddr-densho-37-483)
img Military policeman patrolling camp fence (ddr-densho-37-483)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police patrol fence around Santa Anita Park assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
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