Sacramento (Walerga)

Temporary Assembly Center

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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. 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
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
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
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 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. 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
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
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
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
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
Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-279)
img Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-279)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Bill Fujii, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, who has completed three years in Commerce at the University of California. He is seen with other young students now spending the duration in a War Relocation Authority center.
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.
Nisei inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-276)
img Nisei inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-276)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Harvey Akio Itano, 21, 1942 graduate from the University of California where he received his Bachelor of Science [in] Chemistry degree. He was chosen by the faculty as University Medalist for 1942 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. Mr. Itano went to the Assembly center prior to …
Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-3)
img Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-3)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. College students of Japanese ancestry who have been evacuated from Sacramento to the Assembly Center.
Young Japanese American outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-283)
img Young Japanese American outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-283)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Another of the young students of Japanese ancestry just evacuated who has completed two years at the San Jose College. Her ambition is to become a nurse.
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.
Japanese Americans standing in shade of barracks (ddr-densho-151-282)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade of barracks (ddr-densho-151-282)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. This young woman of Japanese ancestry received credentials from the San Jose State College to teach in Junior High, Primary and Kindergarten schools of this state. She is one of the leaders of the group who are establishing kindergarten schools for the young children in this Assembly center.
Sacramento Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-151-75)
img Sacramento Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-151-75)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. This Center has been open for about a week. It has a capacity for 5000 persons. The people seen walking across the field toward the barracks are mothers and children of Japanese ancestry who have been in the playground and are coming back to the messhall for lunch.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-27)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-27)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. Another family of Japanese ancestry has just arrived at this Center by bus. Their baggage has been inspected for contraband and they have been registered, medically examined and are now being escorted by a volunteer guide to their assigned location in the barracks.
Nisei leaving barracks (ddr-densho-151-277)
img Nisei leaving barracks (ddr-densho-151-277)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Masamichi Suzuki, roommate of Harvey Itano, is leaing his barrack room at the Assembly center. He has had three years of advanced education which includes three years at the University of California Medical School and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He has been assisting in the Assembly center hospital and …
Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-280)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-280)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Under-graduate college students of Japanese ancestry who since their evacuation to this Center about a week ago, have helped to established a kindergarten for over 300 evacuee children between the ages of 3 and 10 years.
Nisei friends inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-460)
img Nisei friends inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-460)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Masamichi Suzuki, and Bill Sugiyama, roommates of Harey Itano, at the Assembly center. Both boys have attended the University of California and Mr. Sugiyama was accepted by the University of California Medical School prior to evacuation, but is now unable to attend.
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