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New assembly center arrivals (ddr-densho-151-9)
img New assembly center arrivals (ddr-densho-151-9)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. These children have just arrived at Turlock Assembly center. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be transferred later to a War Relocation Authority center for the duration.
View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-254)
img View of Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-254)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Part of the Stockton Assembly center as seen at noon on a hot day. This center has been open to evacuees of Japanese ancestry for one week.
New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-14)
img New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-14)
Original WRA 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.
New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-15)
img New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-15)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. This aged woman of Japanese ancestry , in foreground, has just arrived at this Assembly center.
New arrivals at the Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-22)
img New arrivals at the Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-22)
Original WRA caption: San Bruno, California. Evacuees of Japaneses ancestry arriving at the Tanforan Assembly center. They are being checked as they leave the bus.
View of Salinas Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-577)
img View of Salinas Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-577)
Original WRA caption: Salinas Assembly center, California. Panorama of Salinas Assembly center. Persons of Japanese ancestry, evacuated from coastal areas were held first in assembly centers before being transferred to relocation centers further inland.
Salinas Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-576)
img Salinas Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-576)
Original WRA caption: Salinas Assembly Center, California. Panorama of Salinas Assembly center. Persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from coastal areas were held first in assembly centers before being assigned to relocation centers further inland.
New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-11)
img New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-11)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. Families of Japanese ancestry arrived at Turlock assembly center. Evacuees will be housed later at War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
View of Sacramento Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-461)
img View of Sacramento Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-461)
Original caption: Sacramento, Calfiornia. View of Sacramento Assembly center seen across fields from road which approaches it. This center has a capacity for 5000 persons. It is situated eleven miles north of the city.
New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-17)
img New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-17)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. These young evacuees of Japanese ancestry are awaiting their turn for baggage inspection at this Assembly center.
Assembly center gate (ddr-densho-151-56)
img Assembly center gate (ddr-densho-151-56)
Original WRA caption: San Bruno, California. A sign at the main entrance of the Tanforan Assembly center, through which all traffic passes. The gate is guarded and controlled by United States soldiers.
Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-281)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-281)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Young University of California students now at this Assembly Center awaiting transfer to a War Relocation Authority Center where they will spend the duration.
Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-19)
img Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-19)
Original WRA caption: Tanforan Assembly center, San Bruno, California. Barracks for family living quarters. Each door enters into a family unit of two small rooms. Tanforan assembly center was opened two days before the photograph was made. On the first day there had been a heavy rain. When a family has arrived here, first step of ...
Young boy in assembly center (ddr-densho-151-5)
img Young boy in assembly center (ddr-densho-151-5)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Roy Kaneda in the assembly center which is situated on the outskirts of his home town. He is continuing his high school studies with other boys at the assembly center.
Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
doc Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
Selected article titles: "Mgr. Black Greets Residents: 'Good Luck!'" (p. 3), "Our Assembly Center: The Model Center" (p. 4), "Camp Closes Sans Govm't" (p. 5).
New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-16)
img New arrivals at the Turlock Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-16)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. Arrivals at Assembly center on their way to their new quarters. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be transferred later from assembly centers to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
img "Family leaving for the Pomona Assembly Center" (ddr-densho-242-14)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "May 1942, Covina, CA. Family leaving for the Pomona Assembly Center."
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
Selected article titles: "Assembly Center Head Greets Residents. Cooperation Stressed" (p. 1), "P.O.'s Daily Tote Hits 6000" (p. 1), "'Home Sweet Stall'" (p. 2).
Notice to report to work (ddr-densho-25-78)
doc Notice to report to work (ddr-densho-25-78)
Mae Iseri received permission to work as a recreation leader at Pinedale Assembly Center.
Assembly center coupon book (ddr-densho-25-76)
doc Assembly center coupon book (ddr-densho-25-76)
Japanese Americans in the assembly centers could purchase coupon books for merchandise at Wartime Civil Control Admininistration stores. Each camp inmate was issued his or her own book, which contained stamps to be detached and exchanged for small items.
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