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Japanese American Citizens League headquarters (ddr-densho-151-38)
img Japanese American Citizens League headquarters (ddr-densho-151-38)
Original WRA caption: Centerville, California. Interior view of Japanese American Citizens League headquarters. A Japanese language school was conducted in this building. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
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.
Yugoslavian man taking over Japanese-operated farm (ddr-densho-151-122)
img Yugoslavian man taking over Japanese-operated farm (ddr-densho-151-122)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Yugoslavian farmer is taking over berry farm formerly operated by residents of Japanese ancestry, who are being sent to assembly points and later to be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
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 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.
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.
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.
Working in field prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-454)
img Working in field prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-454)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Hands of woman farm- worker preparing soil for transplanting tomato plants, in a field in Alameda County, California, several weeks before 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Japanese American selling possessions (ddr-densho-151-275)
img Japanese American selling possessions (ddr-densho-151-275)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Scene in the Japanese American Citizens League local office. This office is assisting the farmers of Japanese ancestry in this district to arrange their affairs for evacuation and to keep them posted on events. Harry Konda, officer of the league, is disposing of a washing machine to a local Mexican farm laborer's ...
Japanese Americans inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-330)
img Japanese Americans inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-330)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Old Mr. Konda in barrack apartment, after supper. He lives here with his two sons, his married daughter and her husband. They share two small rooms together. His daughter is seen behind him, knitting. He has been a truck farmer and raised his family who are also farmers, in Centerville, Alameda ...
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