Dorothea Lange Collection ddr-densho-151

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Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-76)
img Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-76)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Exclusion Order posted at First and Front Streets directing removal of persons of Japanese ancestry from the first San Francisco section to be effected by the evacuation.
Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-77)
img Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-77)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. On a brick wall beside air raid shelter poster, exclusion orders were posted at First and Front Streets directing removal of persons of Japanese ancestry from first San Francisco section to be affected by evacuation. The order was issued April 1, 1942, by Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt, and directed ...
Mass removal sale (ddr-densho-151-78)
img Mass removal sale (ddr-densho-151-78)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Shortly before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from the Post and Buchanan Streets neighborhood, San Francisco. This dry goods store is closing out its merchandise. Evacuees will be housed at War Relocation Authority centers for duration.
Mass removal registration (ddr-densho-151-79)
img Mass removal registration (ddr-densho-151-79)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Father and son register for evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-80)
img Registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-80)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Bush Street, San Francisco. Japanese family heads and persons living alone form a line outside Civil Control station located in the Japanese American Citizens League Auditorium at 2031 Bush Street, to appear for "processing" in response to Civilian Exclusion Order Number 20.
Mass removal sale (ddr-densho-151-81)
img Mass removal sale (ddr-densho-151-81)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. A close-out sale- prior to evacuation- at store operated by proprietor of Japanese ancestry on Grant Avenue in Chinatown. The evacuees of Japanese descent will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Filipino produce stand (ddr-densho-151-82)
img Filipino produce stand (ddr-densho-151-82)
Original WRA caption: San Lorenzo, California. Fruit and vegetable stand on highway operated by Philipino. This year he is able to use his nationality in California as an advertisement for trade.
Three men standing in front of posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-83)
img Three men standing in front of posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-83)
Original WRA caption: Field laborers of Japanese ancestry in front of Wartime Civil Control Administration station where they have come for instructions and assistance in regard to their evacuation due in three days under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 24. This order affects 850 persons in this area. The men are now waiting for the truck which ...
Shoppers looking at posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-84)
img Shoppers looking at posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-84)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Saturday afternoon shoppers reading order directing evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry. This store on Grant Avenue in Chinatown was vacated by an art dealer of Japanese descent. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Restaurant vacated by Japanese American owner (ddr-densho-151-85)
img Restaurant vacated by Japanese American owner (ddr-densho-151-85)
Original caption: The full caption for this photograph reads: San Francisco, California. Entrance to a restaurant vacated by a proprietor of Japanese descent prior to evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese American family prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-86)
img Japanese American family prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-86)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. This ranch house, seen across a strawberry bed, is typical in many California rural sections where residents of Japanese ancestry engaged in truck gardening. This was the home of eight children who were born in this country. The parents were born in Japan. This family, and other evacuees, will be housed ...
Japanese American horticulturalist prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-87)
img Japanese American horticulturalist prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-87)
Original caption: San Leandro, California. Greenhouse on nursery operated, before evacuation, by horticultural experts of Japanese ancestry. Many of the Nisei (born in this country) attended leading agricultural colleges such as that at Cornell. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American farmer talking with land owner (ddr-densho-151-88)
img Japanese American farmer talking with land owner (ddr-densho-151-88)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Henry T. Futamachi (left), superintendant of a 1300-acre mechanized ranch, discusses agricultural problems with the ranch owner, John B. MacKinley. Before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry, Futamachi, 45, was paid $4000 a year and bonuses. He came to this country 28 years ago with his father. Evacuees will be housed in ...
Japanese American laborer prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-89)
img Japanese American laborer prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-89)
Original caption: Stockton, California. So-called "stoop" laborer is shown weeding a celery field. Many persons of Japanese ancestry worked at this type of field labor before they were evacuated from military areas. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American workers prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-90)
img Japanese American workers prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-90)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Cutting potato seed on an industrialized farm where, before evacuation, all work was done by persons of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American store owner prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-91)
img Japanese American store owner prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-91)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Mr. Tatsuno pictured in his San Francisco drygoods store prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. He was in the drygoods business for forty years in San Francisco. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
img "Evacuation sale" at Japanese American store (ddr-densho-151-92)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Customers buy merchandise in a store operated by a proprietor of Japanese ancestry during a pre-evacuation sale. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American boarding up store (ddr-densho-151-93)
img Japanese American boarding up store (ddr-densho-151-93)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. With the the owner scheduled to be evacuated, a store front is boarded on Post Street, San Francisco, California.
Moving van ready to load baggage (ddr-densho-151-94)
img Moving van ready to load baggage (ddr-densho-151-94)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. The mioving van backs up to the curb to load possessions of residents of Japanese ancestry who are being evacuated from this flat building on Post Street. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American congregation prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-95)
img Japanese American congregation prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-95)
Original caption: Oakland, California. Members of the Japanese Independent Congregational Church attend Easter services prior to evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation centers for duration.
Two friends at lunchtime (ddr-densho-151-96)
img Two friends at lunchtime (ddr-densho-151-96)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Lunch hour at the Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Children of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents to spend the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where educational facilities will be established.
Two friends at school prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-97)
img Two friends at school prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-97)
Original caption: Pals at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Yuichi Sumi (left), of Japanese ancestry, and Tommy Wong of Chinese descent, on one of the last days before evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for duration.
Japanese American discussing financial affairs (ddr-densho-151-98)
img Japanese American discussing financial affairs (ddr-densho-151-98)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. A business man of Japanese ancestry confers with a representative of the Federal Reserve Bank at Wartime Civil Control Administration station to arrange disposition of his financial affairs prior to evacuation. Evacuees will be housed at War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-99)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-99)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry file forms containing personal data, two days before evacuation, at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-100)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-100)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry file forms containing personal data, two days before evacuation, at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.

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