Santa Anita

Temporary Assembly Center

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An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-16)
av An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-16)
An oral history with Lillie Y. McCabe, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The interview covers her childhood in Hollister, California, her family background; moving to Los Angeles, California in 1920 …
One of the guard towers at Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-29-122)
img One of the guard towers at Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-29-122)
One of the guard towers at the Santa Anita Assembly Center where Amy Uno Ishii was incarceration following her forced evacuation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P042
Rose Matsui Ochi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-277)
vh Rose Matsui Ochi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-277)
Nisei female. Born December 15, 1938, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Following World War II, became a teacher and then went to law school. In 1974, worked for Los Angeles Mayor Bradley as a legislative research coordinator and eventually executive …
Rose Matsui Ochi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-276)
vh Rose Matsui Ochi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-276)
Nisei female. Born December 15, 1938, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Following World War II, became a teacher and then went to law school. In 1974, worked for Los Angeles Mayor Bradley as a legislative research coordinator and eventually executive …
Kazumasa Sasaki (ddr-csujad-38-40)
img Kazumasa Sasaki (ddr-csujad-38-40)
A photo of Kazumasa Sasaki, who married to George Naohara's cousin, Yoshiye Dorothy Naohara. The caption includes description of him, including his gambling habit. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 11. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_11_001
George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-162)
doc George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-162)
English summary of handwritten annotations from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 11: George Nobuo Naohara describes Kazumasa Sasaki who married to his cousin, Yoshiye Dorothy Naohara. Kazuma Sasaki had a gambling habit and earned a large amount of money by gambling. He continued gambling in Santa Anita Assembly Center. He participated in the war but …
Power of attorney: general (ddr-csujad-42-23)
doc Power of attorney: general (ddr-csujad-42-23)
A general power of attorney form created prior to Fumio Fred Takano's incarceration. It appoints Florence Packer as his attorney and allows her to have control to make financial decisions on his behalf during his incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_15_001
Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, March 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-43)
doc Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, March 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-43)
A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, who is appointed by him as an attorney. He asks her to manage his real property, renting it out and paying all expenses, including mortgage payments, taxes, and repairs, by the collected rents. The letter was written prior to his incarceration. The power of attorney form appointing …
Letter from the White House (ddr-csujad-42-155)
doc Letter from the White House (ddr-csujad-42-155)
An official apology letter signed by President George H. W. Bush which accompanied the redress payment check. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_77_013
Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-csujad-42-154)
doc Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-csujad-42-154)
A copy of a letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, addressing a recipient who is a spouse of a deceased eligible for the redress payment. The recipient is presumably Yoneko Takano. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from Wayne Tracy, Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano, June 22, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-146)
doc Letter from Wayne Tracy, Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano, June 22, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-146)
A letter issued by Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano in response to her request for verification of her incarceration and release dates during the war. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_77_004
Administrative notice, no. 23 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-42-157)
doc Administrative notice, no. 23 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-42-157)
An issue of "Administrative notice" circulated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. It instructs the incarcerees to register, who own rentable properties used for dwelling accommodations in the defense-rental areas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_79_001
Declaration: declaration of eligibility by persons identified by the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-csujad-42-151)
doc Declaration: declaration of eligibility by persons identified by the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-csujad-42-151)
Attachment pages 1-3, "Declaration: declaration of eligibility by persons identified by the Office of Redress Administration," completed by Yoneko Takano. The documents were presumably attached to the letter sent from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, which is found in item: csudh_tak_0150. See this …
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 recording with Frances Ishii Lyon and Kiyo Anne Fujimoto (ddr-csujad-53-1)
av Oral history recording with Frances Ishii Lyon and Kiyo Anne Fujimoto (ddr-csujad-53-1)
An oral history recording with Frances Ishii Lyon and Kiyo Anne Fujimoto, daughters of Frank and Hisa Ishii. Frank Ishii was the first president of the Japanese American Citizens League in Long Beach. The family was first "evacuated"; from Long Beach to Santa Anita race track assembly center, then incarcerated at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. …
Letter to Molly Wilson from Violet Saito (June 24, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-70)
doc Letter to Molly Wilson from Violet Saito (June 24, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-70)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (June 24, 1942) from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-7)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-7)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942). Postmarked June 5, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-9)
doc Letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 12, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-9)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 12, 1942) from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California. Letter has return address in the upper left hand corner but not stamped nor postmarked.
Letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 2, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-8)
doc Letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 2, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-8)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 2, 1942) from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California. Letter has return address in the upper left hand corner but not stamped nor postmarked.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (August 31, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-86)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (August 31, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-86)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (August 31, 1942). Envelope is postmarked September 1, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-87)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-87)
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from June Yoshigai (October 1, 1942). It is postmarked October 2, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (June 26, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-85)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (June 26, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-85)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (June 26, 1942). Envelope is postmarked June 29, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (July 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-10)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (July 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-10)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (July 8, 1942). Envelope is postmarked July 8, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
Granada Relocation Center information booklet (ddr-densho-390-121)
doc Granada Relocation Center information booklet (ddr-densho-390-121)
An information booklet for the Granada concentration center. Topics include: descriptions of the area, community government, community enterprises, social activities, housing, and more.
Reveille Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-390-133)
doc Reveille Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-390-133)
The inaugural issue of Reveille includes articles about the Scout Christmas party, athletic and outdoor events, scout number changes, Lil' Neebo illustrator Chris Ishii, a call to join the scouts, a short story, and more. One article mentions 14 boy scouts saved a flag from a mob during the Manzanar riot.
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