Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
doc Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
Outline for an academic social science study, the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS), led by the University of California of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Outline highlights area of administrative, social, political and personal areas to be studied by a team of researchers encamped with incarcerees. See this object in …
Oral history of Marilyn Fordney (ddr-csujad-28-1)
av Oral history of Marilyn Fordney (ddr-csujad-28-1)
Oral history interview of Marilyn Fordney. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0001
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. Thomas in Lawndale, California. It details his journey from the Santa Anita temporary assembly center, California, to the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, describing the route and what he saw along the way. He also describes the conditions of the incarceration camp. See …
Oral history of George Wakiji (ddr-csujad-28-2)
av Oral history of George Wakiji (ddr-csujad-28-2)
Oral history Interview of George Wakiji. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0003
Japanese Americans eating in a mess hall (ddr-densho-37-482)
img Japanese Americans eating in a mess hall (ddr-densho-37-482)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Meal time, cafeteria-style, for these children at Santa Anita assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-392)
img Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-392)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police on duty in watch-tower at the Santa Anita Assembly Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred to War Relocation Authority Centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans serving food (ddr-densho-37-484)
img Japanese Americans serving food (ddr-densho-37-484)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Cafeteria-style assures promptness in serving meals at Santa Anita assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-393)
img Military police on watchtower (ddr-densho-37-393)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police on duty in watch-tower at Santa Anita park assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Veteran entering assembly center (ddr-densho-37-765)
img Veteran entering assembly center (ddr-densho-37-765)
Original WRA caption: Dressed in uniform marking service in the first World War, this veteran enters Santa Anita Park assembly center for person of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast.
Japanese American with parasol (ddr-densho-37-766)
img Japanese American with parasol (ddr-densho-37-766)
Original WRA caption: Japanese parasol for spring showers at Santa Anita Park assembly center. Evacuees later are transferred to War Relocation Authority center for the duration.
Military policeman patrolling camp fence (ddr-densho-37-483)
img Military policeman patrolling camp fence (ddr-densho-37-483)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police patrol fence around Santa Anita Park assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 45 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-48)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 45 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-48)
Selected article titles: "Out-of-Bound Boundaries Established" (p. 1), "Movements to Granada and Rohwer Continue" (p. 1), "Beet Workers Head for Montana Fields. First Group Leaves Center" (p. 1), "Belongings May Not be Sent In" (p. 1), "Laundry Service Still Available" (p. 1), "Trash Crews Given Praise" (p. 2), "Residents to Call for Toilet Paper" (p. 2), …
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 20 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-20)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 20 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-20)
Selected article titles: "Diplomas Go to 250 Friday. Vierling Kersey Will Highlight Graduation Rites in Grandstand" (p. 1), "Mess Change to be Tried" (p. 1), "Avenues Renamed After Famous Horses. Change Affects Three Districts" (p. 2), "Editorial: Democracy is Not Acts of Few" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-42)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-42)
Selected article titles: "Don't Take Valuables to Showers" (p. 1), "Requests to Go Out Refused" (p. 1), "All Except Special Transfers Frozen" (p. 1), "Movement Continues. Those Going to Heart Mountain Will be Notified by Tonight" (p. 1), "Residents with Baggage Outside Asked to Check" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Housing Plan" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 9 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-8)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 9 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-8)
Selected article titles: "Regulations on Food, Appliances Clarified. Babies, Elderly, Ill People to Get Special Diets Soon" (p. 1), "Rosters Must be Complete" (p. 1), "Artist Makes Use of Sense of Humor" (p. 3), "Services Observe 'I Am American' Day. Patriotic Theme and Hymns Feature Religious Group Meetings Sunday" (p. 3), "Daily English Classes Start for …
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-19)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-19)
Selected article titles: "First Checks to be Issued Tomorrow. 1200 Workers to Get Paid" (p. 1), "Amory Explains Camouflage Problems to Net Workers. Full Consideration Promised for Legitimate Grievances in Talk" (p. 1), "Cooperation on Sanitary Check-ups Lauded. Weekly Airings in Center Set" (p. 3), "Editorial: New York Nisei in USO Drive" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 22 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-22)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 22 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-22)
Selected article titles: "New Visiting Days Calendar Revealed" (p. 1), "Total of 733 Men Register in Draft. Male Residents, 18-20, Comply With Selective Service Act" (p. 1), "Additional Showers, Laundries to Function as Heaters Arrive" (p. 1), "New Ticket System Hailed as Success" (p. 3), "Editorial: Education Leads to Finer Future" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
Selected article titles: "New Group Starts Next Week. Granada to Get 3000 Angelenos" (p. 1), "More Leave for Wyoming. Population of Center Drops" (p. 1), "Shoes Must be Claimed" (p. 1), "Friends Write: Train Trip to Heart Mountain" (p. 1), "Cleanliness Stressed" (p. 1), "Library Calls Books Back" (p. 1), "Editorial: Remember We Are Americans" (p. …
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 43 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-46)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 43 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-46)
Selected article titles: "Work Offered in Sugar Beet Fields. Volunteers to Receive Standard Wages for Labor During Harvest" (p. 1), "Lack of Mess Workers Disclosed" (p. 1), "Evacuees in Arizona to Harvest Cotton" (p. 2), "Former Resident Hurt at Poston" (p. 2), "Proper Use of Wood Advised" (p. 2), "Editorial: Kids Without a Country" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 12 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-11)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 12 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-11)
Selected article titles: "Hope of New Life at Santa Anita Thrills New Arrival" (p. 1), "Center's Election Postponed a Week. Newcomers to be Offered Chance to Vote for Council" (p. 1), "Gamblers Sentenced. Leaders Find $250 or 125 Days in Jail" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 49 (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-52)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 49 (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-52)
Selected article titles: "Rohwer Move Completed Tomorrow A.M." (p. 1), "Departures Set Back an Hour. Trains to Go at 10 A.M., Not 9" (p. 1), "District VII to be Moved to Stables" (p. 1), "Relocation Vignettes: From Both Sides of the Fence" (p. 2), "Send Extra Luggage as Baggage" (p. 2).
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