Sacramento (Walerga)

Temporary Assembly Center

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Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-2-19)
vh Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-2-19)
Coping with difficult living conditions in camp

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Ed Yoshikawa Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1014-11-5)
vh Ed Yoshikawa Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1014-11-5)
Assembly center living conditions

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John Tomita Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-76-12)
vh John Tomita Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-76-12)
First impressions of the Walerga assembly center, working as a butcher
Walerga wasp, no. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2511)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2511)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on beet workers, adult education, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2617
Western Union telegram from F.A. McGovern to Dr. Jacoby, July 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2241)
doc Western Union telegram from F.A. McGovern to Dr. Jacoby, July 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2241)
Telegram from F.A. McGovern to Dr. Jacoby regarding the transfer of Ida Ryugo into the custody of Private First Class Masatoshi Yamaguchi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2344
Postal telegraph from Masatoshi Yamaguchi to Ida Ryugo, June 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2238)
doc Postal telegraph from Masatoshi Yamaguchi to Ida Ryugo, June 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2238)
Telegraph from Mas [Masatoshi Yamaguchi] to Ida Ryugo at Walerga Assembly Center. Telegraph reads, "Have approval of CO to put you in his custody if necessary. Sending letters to you and Kenyon tonight." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2341
Walerga wasp, no. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2507)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2507)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2613
Walerga wasp, no. 10 (June 14, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2515)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 10 (June 14, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2515)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on colleges accepting Nisei students, Tule Lake incarceration camp, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2621
Walerga wasp, no. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2510)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2510)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2616
Letter from Frank G. Muench, May 25, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2622)
doc Letter from Frank G. Muench, May 25, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2622)
Annotated form letter from Frank G. Muench regarding the fact that Lincoln Christian Center in Sacramento, California helped their Japanese friends move safely to Walerga camp [= Sacramento Assembly Center] about 10 miles from Sacramento. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2786
Walerga wasp, no. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2509)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2509)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2615
Fumiko Yabe (ddr-csujad-55-2517)
doc Fumiko Yabe (ddr-csujad-55-2517)
Essay about Japanese American singer Fumiko Yabe. Covers Yabe's performances on December 7, 1941 and in June 1942 at the Walerga Assembly Center, that is, the Sacramento Assembly Center. See also sac_jaac_2622. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2623
Postal telegraph from F. A. McGovern, July 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2242)
doc Postal telegraph from F. A. McGovern, July 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2242)
Telegram from F.A. McGovern regarding the transfer of Ida Ryugo into the custody of Private First Class Masatoshi Yamaguchi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2345
Walerga wasp, no. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2512)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2512)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on "evacuation," schools, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2618
Walerga wasp, no. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2508)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2508)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2614
Letter from Masatoshi Yamaguchi, Pvt. Medical Detachment, to Gene Kenyon, Manager, Walerga Assembly Center, June 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2239)
doc Letter from Masatoshi Yamaguchi, Pvt. Medical Detachment, to Gene Kenyon, Manager, Walerga Assembly Center, June 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2239)
Correspondence from Masatoshi Yamaguchi to Gene Kenyon regarding the release of Ida Ryugo from Walerga Temporary Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2342
Walerga wasp, no. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2513)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2513)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on removal to Tule Lake incarceration camp, camp events, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2619
Letter from Gene Kenyon, Manager Sacramento Assembly Center, to Mr. E. M. Shirrell, Acting Manager, Tule Lake Relocation Project, June 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2240)
doc Letter from Gene Kenyon, Manager Sacramento Assembly Center, to Mr. E. M. Shirrell, Acting Manager, Tule Lake Relocation Project, June 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2240)
Correspondence from Gene Kenyon to E.M. Shirrell regarding the transfer of Ida Ryugo from the Walerga Temporary Assembly Center to Tule Lake incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2343
Japanese American woman at Walerga Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2264)
img Japanese American woman at Walerga Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2264)
Black and white photograph of a Japanese American woman at Walerga Relocation Center. Verso reads, "Our neighbor visited here and took my picture, what a background, Pam." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2368
Walerga wasp, no. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2514)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2514)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on removal to Tule Lake incarceration camp, camp news, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2620
Takeharu Inouye Diary (ddr-densho-365-1)
doc Takeharu Inouye Diary (ddr-densho-365-1)
Takeharu Inouye's first diary documents his family's forced move to the Sacramento Assembly Center, followed by their move to the Tule Lake concentration camp. Since his mother, Miyoe Inouye, was a teacher, thirteen-year-old Takeharu's diary focuses on his classes in the Japanese and American schools at Tule Lake. His struggles with his schoolwork, as well as …
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.
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