Dorothea Lange Collection ddr-densho-151

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Japanese American families waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-201)
img Japanese American families waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-201)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farm families await evacuation bus. 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 Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-202)
img Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-202)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farm families await evacuation bus. 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.
Moving vans being packed with baggage (ddr-densho-151-203)
img Moving vans being packed with baggage (ddr-densho-151-203)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Awaiting evacuation bus, while personal effects are packed aboard moving vans. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Mother and baby waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-204)
img Mother and baby waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-204)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Mother and baby await evacuation bus. Posted on wall are schedules listing names of families, buses to which they are assigned, and times of departure. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-205)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-205)
Original caption: Centerville, California. The bus has just arrived and these farm families of Japanese ancestry are being kept intact enroute to the Assembly center.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-206)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-206)
Original caption: Centerville, California. The bus has just arrived and these farm families of Japanese ancestry are being kept intact while enroute to the Assembly center.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-207)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-207)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farm family board evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-208)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-208)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Members of farm family board evacuation buses. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-209)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-209)
Original caption: Centerville, California. the bus has just arrived and these farm families of Japanese ancestry are being kept intact enroute to the Assembly center.
Issei woman waits with baggage (ddr-densho-151-210)
img Issei woman waits with baggage (ddr-densho-151-210)
Original caption: Centerville, California. This evacuee stands by her baggage as she waits for evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Issei farmer in working in field (ddr-densho-151-211)
img Issei farmer in working in field (ddr-densho-151-211)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Weeding garlic field in Santa Clara County prior to evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese descent will be given opportunities to follow their callings in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese American Citizens League bulletin board (ddr-densho-151-212)
img Japanese American Citizens League bulletin board (ddr-densho-151-212)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Bulletin board in Japanese American Citizens League office, during period when farmers of Japanese ancestry were preparing for evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
People shopping at
img People shopping at "evacuation sale" (ddr-densho-151-213)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. At a close-out sale these patrons were buying merchandise to take with them when they are evacuated. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Nisei boys on doorstep (ddr-densho-151-214)
img Nisei boys on doorstep (ddr-densho-151-214)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. High School boys look over Buchanan Street scene, prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Four sisters in front of home (ddr-densho-151-215)
img Four sisters in front of home (ddr-densho-151-215)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Four sisters in the Mitarai family. Their father operated an industrialized farm in Santa Clara County, prior to evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Tolan Committee representative meeting with Japanese American farmer (ddr-densho-151-216)
img Tolan Committee representative meeting with Japanese American farmer (ddr-densho-151-216)
Original caption: San Jose, California. John W. Abbott, chief field investigator for the Tolan Congressional Defense Committee on Migration, is shown speaking to a young celery grower, on March 27, 1942, who has just completed arrangements for leasing his farm during evacuation. He holds the lease document in his hand. He and his sisters were evacuated ...
Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-217)
img Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-217)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Father and son give pre-evacuation data at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-218)
img Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-218)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Father and son give pre-evacuation information at wartime Civil Control Administration Station. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-219)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-219)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Heads of families and persons living alone, of Japanese ancestry, have concluded their arrangements at the Wartime Civil Control Administration Control Station under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 70. Their papers are in order and they are turning them in at a desk before they leave for the Assembly Center.
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-220)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-220)
Original caption: Turlock, California. Baggage is inspected as families arrive at Turlock assembly center. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-221)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-221)
Original caption: Turlock, California. Heads of families of Japanese ancestry are gathered about the table where their hand- baggage is being inspected for contraband before being admitted into the Assembly center.
Japanese Americans waiting for medical examination (ddr-densho-151-222)
img Japanese Americans waiting for medical examination (ddr-densho-151-222)
Original caption: Turlock, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are awaiting their turn for medical examination before being assigned to their places in the barracks, after their arrival at this assembly center.
Mother and children waiting in line (ddr-densho-151-223)
img Mother and children waiting in line (ddr-densho-151-223)
Original caption: Turlock, California. Families of Japanese ancestry arrive at Turlock Assembly Center. Evacuees will be housed later at War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-224)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-224)
Original caption: Turlock, California. Possessions brought to the Assembly center by evacuees of Japanese ancestry, are inspected for contraband upon arrival. Evacuees are here here shown unfastening their bundles and unpacking their suitcases for the inspector. They will then be assigned to their places in the barracks.
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-225)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-225)
Original caption: Turlock, California. Baggage is inspected as families arrive at Turlock assembly center. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.

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