Pinedale

Temporary Assembly Center

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Letter sent to Kayuko Uno at Pinedale Assembly Center (ddr-densho-324-70)
doc Letter sent to Kayuko Uno at Pinedale Assembly Center (ddr-densho-324-70)
Correspondence from Carl Prato regarding management of the Uno's farm while they were incarcerated.
Soldiers training in Camp Pinedale (ddr-densho-22-427)
img Soldiers training in Camp Pinedale (ddr-densho-22-427)
Caption on front: "'6' on the move / Camp Pinedale, Fresno / 24 Aug. '44."
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).
Letter from Mary Kuwabara to Mrs. Waegell, June 8, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2563)
doc Letter from Mary Kuwabara to Mrs. Waegell, June 8, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2563)
Letter from Mary Kuwabara to Mrs. Waegell regarding arriving at Pinedale Assembly Center. She writes about daily life at the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2671
Information bulletin (Pinedale, Calif.), no. 1 (May 28, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-164)
doc Information bulletin (Pinedale, Calif.), no. 1 (May 28, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-164)
Bulletin including information on living quarter assignments, meal location and times, medical center, and information office at Pinedale detention center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0166
Letter from Lily Shoji to Mrs. Waegell, May 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2565)
doc Letter from Lily Shoji to Mrs. Waegell, May 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2565)
Letter from Lily Shoji to Mrs. Waegell regarding the forced evacuation from Brigton. While on the train they passed through Florin, Elk Grove, Stockton, Merced and stopped at the Fresno station and boarded bus to Pinedale. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2673
Notice to report to work on project, W.P.A. Form 402, Masami Iwasa (ddr-csujad-55-169)
doc Notice to report to work on project, W.P.A. Form 402, Masami Iwasa (ddr-csujad-55-169)
Notice for Masami Iwasa to report to work as a laborer in Mess Hall A-1 at Pinedale temporary detention center. W.P.A. Form 402. Federal Works Agency, See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0171
An oral history with Fred Tomiyoshi (ddr-csujad-29-51)
av An oral history with Fred Tomiyoshi (ddr-csujad-29-51)
An oral interview with Fred Tomiyoshi, incarceree at the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0158. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2986_T01
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-5-9)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-5-9)
Memories of Pinedale Assembly Center: playing sports, attending school

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead …

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-5-8)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-5-8)
The journey to Pinedale Assembly Center, California

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Eddie Owada Interview Segment 14 (ddr-manz-1-37-14)
vh Eddie Owada Interview Segment 14 (ddr-manz-1-37-14)
Vivid memories of the trip to Pinedale Assembly Center, California
Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-12-36)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-12-36)
The trip to Pinedale Assembly Center, California: a quiet and depressing train ride
John Kanda Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-116-3)
vh John Kanda Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-116-3)
Forced to move to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, losing the family farm

This interview is part of a collaborative effort of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League and Densho.

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