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Stockton

Temporary Assembly Center

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Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 9 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-9)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 9 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-9)
Selected article titles: "Draft, 18-19" (p. 1), "Call for 100 Sugar Beet Workers; Signup Tuesday!!" (p. 1), "If It Itches; You've Got It!! So Go See Doc" (p. 2), "400 More Books for Center Library" (p. 4).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 1 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-25)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 1 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-25)
Selected article titles: "Ed. Exhibit Today, Sunday at 1-13, 16. Young Student Display Much Talent and Originality in Their Work" (p. 1), "'Center Store Will Not Close on Aug. 28,' Says Hanlon; Just Rumor" (p. 1), "All-Program Jig Next Wednesday" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 11 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-34)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 11 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-34)
Selected article titles: "4,500 Arcadians. Santa Anitans to Join S.A.C." (p. 1), "Miss V. Short to Lead First Nisei Concert" (p. 1), "Student Relocation!!" (p. 1), "Piano and Diction Classes Continue" (p. 2), "Final Clothing Shipment is Expected Soon" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
Selected article titles: "Special Sport Story: Blk. 5 Reds Take Championship!" (p. 1), "Center Store to Sell Cakes!" (p. 1), "2 Internees Join Families" (p. 1), "Scouts to Get Awards. 100 Center-ites Given Haircuts" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Final Edition (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-35)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Final Edition (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-35)
Selected article titles: "Schedule to Go!" (p. 3), "Amer. Trust May Return" (p. 3), "Hints on What to Take" (p. 3), "Gila Bound -- 173" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-3)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-3)
Selected article titles: "Idaho, Destination of 110 -- Stockton Family Heads Volunteers" (p. 1), "Rival Schools Present Diplomas to Graduates" (p. 1), "Center Shoe and Barber Shop to Open Soon" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cots Wanted" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 12 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-24)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 12 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-24)
Selected article titles: "21 Elected for Panel! 70 Percent Registered Voters Cast Ballots; Blk. 1, Best Record" (p. 1), "'Elephant Boy' Coming" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Restrospection" (p. 4), "Hospital: 'Perfect Cooperation'" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
Selected article titles: "Signup: Advance Crew for Relocation Register Today" (p. 1), "3 Centers to Relocate. Santa Anita Begins Exodus to Arizona, Wyoming Today & Thurs." (p. 1), "Rumors! Orders Postponed?" (p. 1), "New Mess Plan Effective Now" (p. 1).
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to a War Relocation Authority center to spend the duration.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi district. Their identification numbers and family groups are being checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
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.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Arrival at Assembly center at 12:45 pm. This assembly center has been open for one week. This group was evacuated from their homes in the Lodi district (grape area) this morning. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they get off the bus. They are then directed …
Woman and children outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-73)
img Woman and children outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-73)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. This family just arrived in the Stockton center this morning. The mother and the children wait at the door of the room in the barracks to which they have been assigned, while the father is at the baggage depot where the bedding and clothing are being unloaded and inspected for contraband.
Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-29)
img Baggage inspection (ddr-densho-151-29)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Hand baggage is being inspected for contraband upon the arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry to this Assembly Center.
Racetrack at Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-28)
img Racetrack at Stockton Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-28)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Noon on a hot day at the Stockton Assembly Center, which is a converted fairgrounds. This photograph shows the old race track. This center has been opened a week and evacuees will arrive daily until the capacity of 5000 is reached.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-4)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-4)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Noon on a hot day at the Stockton Assembly center, which is a converted fairgrounds. This group of people on the race track are new arrivals who have been registered, inspected, medically examined, and are now on their way to their assigned places in the barracks.
Mother and children outside of barracks (ddr-densho-151-258)
img Mother and children outside of barracks (ddr-densho-151-258)
Original caption: Stockton, California. This family of Japanese ancestry has just arrived in the center this morning. The mother and the children are waiting at the door of the room in the barracks to which they have been assigned. The father is at the baggage depot where their bedding and clothing are unloaded and inspected for …
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi grape-producing district. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-257)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-257)
Original caption: Stockton, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families to this assembly center.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
Selected article titles: "Pro-Minority Text Dropped from OK List" (p.1, 3), "Bakke Case Jeopardizes Civil Rights Won Since 1940s, Rep. Chisholm Tells JACL" (p.1, 3), "Internment Credit Bill Hearing Set" (p.2), "Assembly Centers to Be Historical Site" (p.2), "Fresno Senior Citizens Express Needs in Survey" (p.3), "Nisei in Japan: Japanese and Nikkei Influences" (p.8).
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