Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
Selected article titles: "Final Movement Set for Gila. About 2000 Santa Anitans to be Relocated to Arizona People" (p. 1), "Orange Mess: Closes Today" (p. 1), "Seven Hundred to Remain" (p. 1).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Obtaining Local Visitors' Passes. Permits Limited to Blood Relatives, Business Agents" (p. 1), "Laundry Now Ready for Use" (p. 1), "Pacemaker Selected as Newspaper Name" (p. 1), "Boy! We Really Eat" (p. 1), "Fire Instructions Issued" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-65 Starts Saturday. Draft Affects Most of Issei" (p. …
Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
doc Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
According to its preamble, this "Constitution for the Santa Anita Assembly Center" was established by its residents "in order to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, to foster and spread the true spirit of Americanism, to build the character of our people morally and spiritually on American ideals, and to promote the welfare …
Chronology of Evacuation and Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-33)
doc Chronology of Evacuation and Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-33)
This document describes in detail the chronology of "evacuation and relocation" after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7,1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-22_01
This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
doc This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Mary Oyama which describes the cultural differences between the younger Japanese American Nisei and the older Issei generations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_02
Background for the Relocation Program (ddr-csujad-19-79)
doc Background for the Relocation Program (ddr-csujad-19-79)
The Background for the Relocation Program which was prepared for the information of the staff of the War Relocation Authority. It also talks about the Japanese migration to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-27_02
Bibliography of Japanese in America, Part I, periodical articles, January 1941-November 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-36)
doc Bibliography of Japanese in America, Part I, periodical articles, January 1941-November 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-36)
This document is the first of three parts listing periodical articles regarding people of Japanese descent in America during the period from January 1941 to November 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-23_01
Letter from Rose Tani to Rev. Miller, 1942 May 10 (ddr-csujad-20-17)
doc Letter from Rose Tani to Rev. Miller, 1942 May 10 (ddr-csujad-20-17)
Vociferous indictment of the Ladies aid of the Methodist Church for holding a luncheon picnic for "Japanese leaving Santa Anita," and similar efforts, stating that such overtures to "entertain enemies of their native land" are "traitor[ous]" and "disgrace the good sense of American woman hood." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from An American Mother to Rev. Wendell L. Miller, May 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-1)
doc Letter from An American Mother to Rev. Wendell L. Miller, May 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-1)
Vociferous indictment of the Ladies aid of the Methodist Church for holding a luncheon picnic for "Japanese leaving Santa Anita," and similar efforts, stating that such overtures to "entertain enemies of their native land" are "traitor[ous]" and "disgrace the good sense of American woman hood." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from Lester E. Suzuki to Mrs. Miller, 1942 May 31 (ddr-csujad-20-16)
doc Letter from Lester E. Suzuki to Mrs. Miller, 1942 May 31 (ddr-csujad-20-16)
Letter from Lester E. Suzuki to Mrs. Miller addressing improved food conditions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_16
Letter from Seda Suzuki to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, 1942 September 11 (ddr-csujad-20-19)
doc Letter from Seda Suzuki to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, 1942 September 11 (ddr-csujad-20-19)
A letter sent to Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Miller giving thanks for his sermon. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_19
Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has …
Letter from the Suzuki's to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, circa 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-13)
doc Letter from the Suzuki's to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, circa 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-13)
Letter from the Suzuki's to Rev. and Mrs. Miller regarding recent happenings at the Santa Anita Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_14
Letter from Lester Suzuki to Brother [Wendell L.] Miller, May 4, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-3)
doc Letter from Lester Suzuki to Brother [Wendell L.] Miller, May 4, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-3)
Personal letter written from the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and describing early days there, including lack of regular work and schooling schedules and of appropriate food for children; scouts and boys' clubs being in development; religious services on Sundays attracting nearly 2000 people; and the need to wait for community facilities such as laundry and …
Letter from T. Takahashi and Family to Rev. Wendell L. Miller, May 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-5)
doc Letter from T. Takahashi and Family to Rev. Wendell L. Miller, May 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-5)
Personal letter written from the Santa Anita Assembly Center; thanks Miller for his "kind treatment and wonderful assistance in our evacuation" and mentions that his or her mother is now recovering with them after suffering from worry and tiredness. Takahashi states that their life was previously too materialistic, and that this is a "God-given opportunity ... …
Letter from Lester Suzuki to Mrs. Miller, 1942 May 5 (ddr-csujad-20-18)
doc Letter from Lester Suzuki to Mrs. Miller, 1942 May 5 (ddr-csujad-20-18)
Letter from Lester Suzuki to Mrs. Miller wishing her a speedy recovery and thanking her for letting Mr. Miller help them in many ways. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_18
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