Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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Japanese Americans eating in a mess hall (ddr-densho-37-482)
img Japanese Americans eating in a mess hall (ddr-densho-37-482)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Meal time, cafeteria-style, for these children at Santa Anita assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Japanese Americans serving food (ddr-densho-37-484)
img Japanese Americans serving food (ddr-densho-37-484)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Cafeteria-style assures promptness in serving meals at Santa Anita assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-37)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-37)
Selected article titles: "More Clips. New Barber Shop Opens" (p. 1), "Mess Hall Contest Resumed Under New Mess Director" (p. 1), "Light Bulbs Can be Obtained" (p. 1), "Net Project Rumors Killed" (p. 2), "Evacuees Face Damage Suit" (p. 2), "Center Babies Get High Chairs" (p. 2), "Seven Accused of Bribery" (p. 2), "Draft Delinquents Sign ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
Selected article titles: "Postal Rules Issued" (p. 1), "Regulations Announced for Package Delivery" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-64 at Santa Anita Totals 760. Number of Japanese Signed Falls Short of Estimates" (p. 1), "New Mess Hall Open This Week" (p. 3), "Photographer Takes Pictures at Center" (p. 4).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 47 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-50)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 47 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-50)
Selected article titles: "Two New Movements Scheduled. San Franciscans Set for Utah, San Pedro -- Long Beach to Jerome" (p. 1), "Take Minimum Hand Luggage" (p. 1), "Local Population Drops to 6700 as 500 More Leave for Rohwer" (p. 1).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 37 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-40)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 37 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-40)
Selected article titles: "Keep Mess Cards" (p. 1), "First Group Leaves by Train. More than Six Hundred Depart for Colorado River Project Tonight" (p. 1), "53 Colleges Open Doors to Students" (p. 1), "Firemen Battle Blaze in Jockey Grandstand" (p. 1), "Ask Camoufleurs to Keep Working" (p. 1), "Resignations Not Accepted by Mess" (p. 2), "Residents ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 44 (September 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-146-47)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 44 (September 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-146-47)
Selected article titles: "All Baggage Must be Checked. Administration Warns Departees" (p. 1), "More Farewells: Second Group Goes" (p. 1), "Rohwer Movement to Commence Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Igasaki Named Chief Train Monitor" (p. 1), "On the Slow Train to Arkansas" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-28)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-28)
Selected article titles: "For Showers Laundries" (p. 1), "Procedure Outlined for Repatriation. Request Forms Must be Returned by 5 p.m. Deadline Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Residents May Check on Radios" (p. 1), "People of All Races Come to Visit Center Residents" (p. 2), "Barbers Ask Clients, 'Wash Hair'" (p. 3), "Editorial: The Myth of Racial Superiority ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 46 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-49)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 46 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-49)
Selected article titles: "Last Granada Group Entrains Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Goods May be Shipped Via WRA" (p. 1), "Fire, Clean-up Crew Men Needed" (p. 1), "Farm Labor Asked for Beet Fields. All Employment is by Private Farmers; No Mass Labor Planned" (p. 1), "Two Shifts Only at Each Meal" (p. 1), "Centipede? One Man Turns in ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-17)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-17)
Selected article titles: "Center's Initial Pay Day Due Soon" (p. 1), "Net Production Speeded. Center Manager Thanks Workers" (p. 1), "Editorial: We Honor Our Flag; Our Hero" (p. 2), "Man, 65, Always First in Line at Yellow Mess. Wins Fame and Job" (p. 2), "Capsules for Typhoid Immunization Unsafe" (p. 4).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 15 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-15)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 15 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-15)
Selected article titles: "Sectional Leaders Elected. Ballots Cast by 5924; Nine Write-Ins Chosen. Ray Moriwaki Gets Most Votes as Two Ties Mark Poll Races" (p. 1), "Got Shot Yet? Center Immunization Day Scheduled for Monday" (p. 2), "Director England to Open Handicraft Show. Arts and Crafts to be Shown Two Days" (p. 2), "'When You Gotta ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-42)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-42)
Selected article titles: "Don't Take Valuables to Showers" (p. 1), "Requests to Go Out Refused" (p. 1), "All Except Special Transfers Frozen" (p. 1), "Movement Continues. Those Going to Heart Mountain Will be Notified by Tonight" (p. 1), "Residents with Baggage Outside Asked to Check" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Housing Plan" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 45 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-48)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 45 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-48)
Selected article titles: "Out-of-Bound Boundaries Established" (p. 1), "Movements to Granada and Rohwer Continue" (p. 1), "Beet Workers Head for Montana Fields. First Group Leaves Center" (p. 1), "Belongings May Not be Sent In" (p. 1), "Laundry Service Still Available" (p. 1), "Trash Crews Given Praise" (p. 2), "Residents to Call for Toilet Paper" (p. 2 ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
Selected article titles: "New Group Starts Next Week. Granada to Get 3000 Angelenos" (p. 1), "More Leave for Wyoming. Population of Center Drops" (p. 1), "Shoes Must be Claimed" (p. 1), "Friends Write: Train Trip to Heart Mountain" (p. 1), "Cleanliness Stressed" (p. 1), "Library Calls Books Back" (p. 1), "Editorial: Remember We Are Americans" (p ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 36 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-39)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 36 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-39)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Set. San Diego Group to Lead Exodus Wednesday" (p. 1), "Gift Offerings Hit by Ruling" (p. 1), "Packing Instructions Given by Center Head" (p. 1), "Monitors to Aid in Evacuation Procedure" (p. 2), "Student Relocation. Three to Leave; More Interviewed" (p. 3), "Extra Freight to be Refused" (p. 4), "Removal of All ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
Selected article titles: "Final Movement Set for Gila. About 2000 Santa Anitans to be Relocated to Arizona People" (p. 1), "Orange Mess: Closes Today" (p. 1), "Seven Hundred to Remain" (p. 1).
Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-87)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-87)
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942). It is postmarked October 2, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 42 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-42)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 42 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-42)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 42 (September 12, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-17)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-17)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 17 (June 12, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-25)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-25)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 25 (July 11, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-5)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-5)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 4 (May 1, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-18)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-18)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 18 (June 16, 1942).
Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 36 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-36)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker: Vol. 1, No. 36 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-janm-5-36)
Santa Anita Pacemaker newspaper Volume 1, Number 36 (August 22, 1942).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
Selected article titles: "Pro-Minority Text Dropped from OK List" (p.1, 3), "Bakke Case Jeopardizes Civil Rights Won Since 1940s, Rep. Chisholm Tells JACL" (p.1, 3), "Internment Credit Bill Hearing Set" (p.2), "Assembly Centers to Be Historical Site" (p.2), "Fresno Senior Citizens Express Needs in Survey" (p.3), "Nisei in Japan: Japanese and ...
Bill Shishima Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1011-1-3)
vh Bill Shishima Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1011-1-3)
First impressions of the Santa Anita Assembly Center

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