Pomona

Temporary Assembly Center

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Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 23 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-23)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 23 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-23)
Selected article titles: "Exodus Begins. First Orders of Clothing Arrive" (p. 1), "Editorial: Glad to Have Been of Service" (p. 2), "Many Articles Unclaimed at Police Station" (p. 2), "Cooperation Lauded by Assistant Manager" (p. 3), "Look Forward to Future, Advises Service Director" (p. 3), "Ship Radios by Freight" (p. 7).
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 17 (July 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-17)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 17 (July 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-17)
Selected article titles: "Red Cross Aides in Visit Here" (p. 1), "Center Residents Sell Automobiles to Army" (p. 1), "Health Situation Clarified by Hospital Chief" (p. 1), "Health Study for Mothers Planned" (p. 1), "Overworked, Shorthanded. They Continue to Serve" (p. 2), "Over Two Tons of Tin Cans Salvaged Here" (p. 3), "Mess Halls Now Being …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 3 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-3)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 3 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-3)
Selected article titles: "War Dead Honored. Pomona Center Observes Memorial Day" (p. 1), "New Mess Schedules Announced" (p. 1), "Southern Sports Group Gives $50 to Center" (p. 1), "Opening of School is Postponed Until Next Monday" (p. 1), "200 Sign-up for Class in Embroidery" (p. 2), "Use of Wash Tubs" (p. 2), "Cooperation Sought by Police …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 4 (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-4)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 4 (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-4)
Selected article titles: "Election Plans Made. Center Split Into Five Districts; Meetings Set" (p. 1), "Hey, Kids! It's Back to School" (p. 1), "Aliens Here to Register Next Week" (p. 1), "1192 Employed; More Work Orders Issued" (p. 2), "If You Don't Return Empty Bottles, Then --" (p. 2), "Cooks, Mess Hall Workers Thanked" (p. 3), …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 11 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-11)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 11 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-11)
Selected article titles: "Author to Give Talk on Friday" (p. 1), "Award Diplomas to 200 Students Here" (p. 1), "Draft Sign-Up Ends Tonight" (p. 1), "Listen Folks: I'd Like to Get Some Sleep" (p. 2), "130 Register for Evening Adult School" (p. 3), "Search Barracks for Missing Items" (p. 3), "Add 200 More Books. 'Best Sellers' …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 6 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-6)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 6 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-6)
Selected article titles: "1700 Aliens Register in 3 1/2 Days" (p. 1), "Hang Out Your Name Card for Bed Count!" (p. 1), "Residents Pay Tribute to Old Glory Sunday" (p. 1), "Nurses Make Health Survey" (p. 1), "It's Up to You, Mr. Cook!" (p. 2), "Kitchen Crews Put Out Fires in Mess Halls" (p. 3), "Inspection …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 22 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-22)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 22 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-22)
Selected article titles: "Workers Leave 9 A.M. Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Wednesday Last Day For Issuance of Coupon Books" (p. 1), "All Residents of Mixed Blood Must Register" (p. 1), "Baggage Instructions Announced" (p. 1), "Kindly and Democratic is Our Center Manager" (p. 2), "Ten Residents Released from Pomona Center" (p. 2), "All Bicycles to Be Crafted …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 12 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-12)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 12 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-12)
Selected article titles: "Fun Galore in Store. Residents to Turn Out for Gala 4th of July Program" (p. 1), "Schick Test Next Week" (p. 1), "Administration Will be Closed" (p. 1), "Bibles to be Presented" (p. 2), "Plan Class in Manual Training" (p. 3), "Check U.S. Property" (p. 3), "Children Get Milk" (p. 4), "Spike Freeze …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 13 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-13)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 13 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-13)
Selected article titles: "$697 Given in USO Drive" (p. 1), "Notify Bank of Change of Address" (p. 1), "Not Eligible for Benefits from State" (p. 1), "Dental Office Opened" (p. 2), "5000 See Talent Show. Plays Top 4th of July Program" (p. 3), "250 Bibles Given Away" (p. 4), "Inspection of Barracks Made by Sanitation Crew" …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 19 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-19)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 19 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-19)
Selected article titles: "Clothing Issuance Beings. Applications to be Taken From Friday" (p. 1), "Distribution of August Coupons Starts Saturday" (p. 1), "Spike Visitors and Mail Order Rumors" (p. 1), "Ban Barbers in Business for Private Gains" (p. 1), "Administration Area Now Veritable Garden" (p. 2), "Center Youngsters Make Getas in Carpentry Class" (p. 2), "Know …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 1 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-1)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 1 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-1)
Selected article titles: "Talent Revue Success; Performance Lauded" (p. 1), "More Cots Ordered, Next Urges Care" (p. 1), "Triggs Succeeds Spencer as Center Manager" (p. 1), "I Am An American by May Horiuchi" (p. 2), "The Policy of the Pomona Center News" (p. 2), "Mail, Packages Left Unclaimed, Increasing Daily" (p. 3), "Center Store Opens Next …
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 5 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-5)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 5 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-5)
Selected article titles: "550 Attend First Day of School" (p. 1), "900 Dishes and Bowls Missing!" (p. 1), "Registration of Aliens Continues" (p. 1), "Check Health of Center Cooks" (p. 1), "110 New Extinguishers Installed by Fire Crew" (p. 2), "Center Residents Leave for Japan" (p. 3), "Piano Lessons Reported Coming Along Nicely" (p. 3).
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 24 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-24)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 24 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-24)
Selected article titles: "Nine Camp Monitors Appointed" (p. 1), "Supply Division Thanks Residents" (p. 1), "531 Set for Departure Tomorrow Morning" (p. 1), "All Aliens Must Register Prior to Evacuation" (p. 1), "Things Needed on Train Listed" (p. 2).
Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 25 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-25)
doc Pomona Center News Vol. I No. 25 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-193-25)
Selected article titles: "More Leave Tomorrow" (p. 1), "First Detailed Report from Wyoming Received" (p. 1), "Arrangement of Barracks in Block" (p. 2).
Letter to Henrietta Schoen from Mrs. Tatsuyo Matsuo (ddr-densho-223-79)
doc Letter to Henrietta Schoen from Mrs. Tatsuyo Matsuo (ddr-densho-223-79)
Letter thanking Henrietta Schoen for her care of Sei Fujii and telling her of his travel to Lordsburg.
Japanese American family preparing for the journey to the Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-242-4)
img Japanese American family preparing for the journey to the Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-242-4)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "May 1942 - El Monte, California - In front of family store. Hatchimonji family about to leave for the Pomona Assembly Center then the WRA camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. L-R: Tasuke Ike, Megumi Mike, Kumezo father, Nobue mother, and daughter Gloria, wearing the family ID tags."
img "Family leaving for the Pomona Assembly Center" (ddr-densho-242-14)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "May 1942, Covina, CA. Family leaving for the Pomona Assembly Center."
Two teen boys (ddr-densho-242-9)
img Two teen boys (ddr-densho-242-9)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Ike and Mike on day of departure to a camp May 1942."
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2043 (May 18, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2043 (May 18, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-19)
Selected article titles: "Hayakawa Replies to Open Letter-Adv." (p. 1), "Gov. Brown Snubs Asian Heritage Wk." (pp. 1-2), "Midwest District Council: Youth Workshop--Milwaukee: Nisei Evacuees Relate Camp Experiences" (p. 7), and "Japan and U.S. as Partners in a Common Future" (pp. 7, 12).
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-53)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-53)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942). It is postmarked May 20, 1942 from the Pomona Assembly Center in Pomona, California.
Construction of Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-390)
img Construction of Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-390)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. General view of assembly center being constructed on Pomona Fairgrounds, for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be assigned to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-572)
img Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-572)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. Workmen erecting barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at assembly center on Pomona Fair grounds. Evacuees will be assigned later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Construction of assembly center (ddr-densho-37-571)
img Construction of assembly center (ddr-densho-37-571)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. General view of assembly center being constructed on Pomona Fair Grounds for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be assigned later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
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