Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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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.
Richard Onishi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-jamsj-2-2-5)
vh Richard Onishi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-jamsj-2-2-5)
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.

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

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 ...

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

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.

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

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

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"
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.

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
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.

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

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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