doc Incarceree luggage tags (ddr-densho-25-14)
Japanese Americans were allowed to take only what they could carry to the camps. In most cases, a person could take two bags. Each bag was marked with an identification tag. These tags belonged to Mae Iseri who was initially detained at the Pinedale Assembly Center in California. Mae and her family were later incarcerated at …
doc Baggage identification tag instructions (ddr-densho-25-24)
The Iseri family was moved from the Pinedale Assembly Center to the Tule Lake concentration camp in July of 1942. They thus received instructions on how to label their baggage to ensure that none of it was lost.
doc Instructions for moving to camp (ddr-densho-25-23)
The Iseri family resided in the Pinedale Assembly Center from June until July, 1942. They then received instructions on how to prepare for their move to the Tule Lake concentration camp. The procedure was similar to that of leaving for the Assembly Centers: Japanese Americans packed their luggage, marked it with identification tags, and boarded the …