Tanforan

Temporary Assembly Center

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Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 16 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-14)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 16 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-14)
Selected article titles: "Many in Center Will Cast Votes in State Primaries" (p. 1), "Count of Federal Property to be Made Monday Evening" (p. 1), "Voluntary Evacuation" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 4 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-4)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 4 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-4)
Selected article titles: "Pros, Cons of Nisei Attitude Discussed" (p. 1), "WRA Volunteer Plan Told" (p. 1), "No More Monday Visitors" (p. 2), "Introducing: The New Police Chief Here" (p. 2), "Dr. Togasaki Clarifies Birth Rate Rumors" (p. 5).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
Selected article titles: "New Council Takes on Official Duties" (p. 1), "Yamasaki Speaks for Council at Induction" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 6 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-6)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 6 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-6)
Selected article titles: "Five Win Posts in Election for Center Council" (p. 1), "Permits Needed for Parties" (p. 3), "Optometric Clinic Opens" (p. 3), "Center Has Active Legionnaire Group" (p. 6).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
Selected article titles: "38 Elected in Tanforan Legislative Congress Poll" (p. 1), "Americanization Classes" (p. 5).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Packing Property for Relocation" (p. 1), "Mardi Gras Events..." (p. 1), "Center Garden" (p. 2).
Anna Towata (ddr-ajah-8-10)
av Anna Towata (ddr-ajah-8-10)
Anna Towata was born on November 10, 1916, in Sonoma, California. Her mother was of German descent and her father was born in Japan. During World War II, was sent to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, returned to Alameda and eventually opened a flower shop.
Keith Nomura for Kiyosuke Nomura (ddr-ajah-8-6)
av Keith Nomura for Kiyosuke Nomura (ddr-ajah-8-6)
In this video, Keith Nomura talks about his father, Kiyosuke Nomura. Kiyosuke grew up in the Bay Area and met his wife, who was born in Alameda, California. During World War II, they were removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Kiyosuke wasn't able to graduate from the University of …
Jo Takata for Nellie Takeda (ddr-ajah-8-8)
av Jo Takata for Nellie Takeda (ddr-ajah-8-8)
In this video, Jo Takata talks about her mother, Nellie Takeda. Nellie was born in Alameda, California, and was married just before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, returned to Alameda and lived for a number years …
Tomiyo Hashimoto Yoshiwara (ddr-ajah-8-2)
av Tomiyo Hashimoto Yoshiwara (ddr-ajah-8-2)
Tomiyo Hashimoto Yoshiwara grew up in Alameda, California, where her father had a shoe repair shop and her mother did domestic work. During World War II, was sent to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Returned to Alameda after the war.
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
doc Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event held at the Tanforan Race Track in San Bruno, California (September 23, 1991).
Newspaper clipping
doc Newspaper clipping "Tanforan, 1942" (ddr-janm-4-42)
Newspaper clipping titled "Tanforan, 1942". The article was written by Soji Kashiwagi on December 17, 1984.
Program for the Tanforan Committee Day of Rememberance event (February 19, 1979) (ddr-janm-4-15)
doc Program for the Tanforan Committee Day of Rememberance event (February 19, 1979) (ddr-janm-4-15)
Program for the Tanforan Committee Day of Rememberance event being held at the Tanforan Park Shopping Center (February 19, 1979).
Information sheet about the Tanforan Racetrack/Detention Center (ddr-janm-4-22)
doc Information sheet about the Tanforan Racetrack/Detention Center (ddr-janm-4-22)
Information sheet about the history of the Tanforan Racetrack/Detention Center.
Newspaper clipping
doc Newspaper clipping "Tanforan Assembly Center Plaque Dedication" (ddr-janm-4-43)
Newspaper clipping titled "Tanforan Assembly Center Plaque Dedication". The article was written by J.K. Yamamoto on September 25, 1991 for the Hokubei Mainichi newspaper.
doc "Seabiscuit Rededication" speech by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-17)
Speech entitled "Seabiscuit Rededication" by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991). Speech was given at the Tanforan Racetrack in San Bruno, California.
Invitation to Tsuyako
doc Invitation to Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima to a Tanforan Detention Center pilgrimage (February 19, 1979) (ddr-janm-4-21)
Invitation to Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima from the Tanforan Committee to go on a pilgrimage to the Tanforan Detention Center for a Day of Remembrance on February 19, 1979.
Program for the Tanforan Detention Center Day of Remembrance event (February 19, 1979) (ddr-janm-4-20)
doc Program for the Tanforan Detention Center Day of Remembrance event (February 19, 1979) (ddr-janm-4-20)
Program for the Tanforan Detention Center Day of Remembrance event being held at the Tanforan Park Shopping Center (February 19, 1979).
Drawing of the south east corner of Tanforan (ddr-densho-392-23)
doc Drawing of the south east corner of Tanforan (ddr-densho-392-23)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "The scene is in the south east corner of Tanforan. Partially hidden behind trees and bushes were [?] guard posts."
Drawing from the middle of the race track at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-1)
doc Drawing from the middle of the race track at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-1)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "Here is another scene, skeched from the middle of the track. The striped pole in the foreground represented a furlough. 220 yards. The barrack in the scene is number 115. There were five rooms to a barrack. Five families. Separating each room were plywood walls, built half-way to the ceiling. One …
Hideo Iyeki's car captain designation (ddr-densho-392-57)
doc Hideo Iyeki's car captain designation (ddr-densho-392-57)
Form designating Hideo Iyeki as a car caption for a group of incarcerees during their transfer from Tanforan Assembly Center to Topaz concentration camp. Includes a list of all families in Group No. 11, Movement No. 18.
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