Dorothea Lange Collection ddr-densho-151

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Mother and sons prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-176)
img Mother and sons prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-176)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Mother and oldest son of the Shibuya family have been weeding in their 20-acre chrysanthemum farm prior to evacuation order affecting persons of Japanese ancestry in this district. The son is a graduate of the College of Agriculture, University of California, in plant pathology.
Child on family farm prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-177)
img Child on family farm prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-177)
Original caption: San Lorenzo, California. A farm youngster pictured two days before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from this Santa Clara County farm community. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Last laundry drying in sun before mass removal (ddr-densho-151-178)
img Last laundry drying in sun before mass removal (ddr-densho-151-178)
Original caption: San Lorenzo, California. Washday 48 hours before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from this farming community in Santa Clara County. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Last washday before mass removal (ddr-densho-151-179)
img Last washday before mass removal (ddr-densho-151-179)
Original caption: San Lorenzo, California. Washday 48 hours before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from this community in Santa Clara County. Evacuees wil be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Loading baggage onto truck (ddr-densho-151-180)
img Loading baggage onto truck (ddr-densho-151-180)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Piling baggage of evacuees from this Alameda County farming community on the day before evacuation to assembly centers. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese Americans waiting for buses (ddr-densho-151-181)
img Japanese Americans waiting for buses (ddr-densho-151-181)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Early comers arrive at evacuation meeting place in this Alameda County farming community. Farmers and other evacuees will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Family leaving home on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-151-182)
img Family leaving home on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-151-182)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farming families are pictured as they left for Centerville, one mile away, to board evacuation bus. These women worked at so-called "stoop labor", chiefly cultivating tomatoes. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend ...
Nisei man leaving Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-183)
img Nisei man leaving Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-183)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Harry Konda leaves the quarters of the Japanese American Citizens League of this township for the last time. He is about to board the first bus for the Tanforan Assembly center to which all people of Japanese ancestry of this community are being evacuated on this day. He is wearing his identification ...
Nisei girls waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-184)
img Nisei girls waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-184)
Original caption: Centerville, California. School girls await evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Child wearing
img Child wearing "evacuation tag" (ddr-densho-151-185)
Original caption: Centerville, California. This youngster is awaiting evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Issei man boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-186)
img Issei man boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-186)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Irrigator, who, with 595 persons of Japanese ancestry, is leaving this rural district this morning for an assembly center under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 34.
Nisei boys reading while waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-187)
img Nisei boys reading while waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-187)
Original caption: Centerville, California. These school boys read the "funnies" while awaiting evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Nisei man and white friend saying goodbye (ddr-densho-151-188)
img Nisei man and white friend saying goodbye (ddr-densho-151-188)
Original caption: Centerville, California. A caucasian friend has come to say goodbye to his farmer friends of Japanese ancestry prior to their evacuation to an Assembly center.
Issei woman standing near
img Issei woman standing near "evacuation schedule" (ddr-densho-151-189)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Awaiting evacuation bus. Posters in Background list of families, buses to which they are assigned, and departure times. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Issei couple waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-190)
img Issei couple waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-190)
Original caption: Centerville, California. This farming couple awaits evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Two friends saying goodbye (ddr-densho-151-191)
img Two friends saying goodbye (ddr-densho-151-191)
Original caption: Centerville, California. A friend comes to bid a farmer of Japanese ancestry goodbye while awaiting an evacuation bus. Farmers and other evacuees will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Boy looking for name on
img Boy looking for name on "evacuation schedule" (ddr-densho-151-192)
Original caption: Centerville, California. These posters on the outside wall of the Japanese American Citizens League quarters list families of Japanese ancestry names and buses to which they have been assigned for evacuation to the Assembly center. This boy is finding his family place.
Issei woman waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-193)
img Issei woman waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-193)
Original caption: Centerville, California. This farm mother of Japanese ancestry is awaiting the evacuation buses which will take her and 595 others from this district to the Tanforan Assembly center.
Closing barn on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-151-194)
img Closing barn on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-151-194)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Nailing the hayloft door on the morning of evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-195)
img Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-195)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry waiting in front of the Japanese American Citizens League quarters for evacuation buses which will take them to the Tanforan Assembly center.
Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-196)
img Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-196)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry waiting in front of the Japanese American Citizens League quarters for evacuation buses which will take them to the Tanforan Assembly center. The man in the gray hat is reading a religious book written in Japanese.
Grandfather waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-197)
img Grandfather waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-197)
Original caption: Centerville, California. A grandfather awaits evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Family waiting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-198)
img Family waiting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-198)
Original caption: Centerville, California. A farming family awaits evacuation bus. Farmers an other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-199)
img Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-199)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Farm families of Japanese ancestry awaiting the evacuation buses which will take them to the Tanforan Assembly center along with 595 others evacuated from this district under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 34.
Mother with two young children waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-200)
img Mother with two young children waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-200)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farm family await evacuation bus. In March they came from Santa Barbara County to Alameda County, so that all members of the family could be evacuated together. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.

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