"Evacuation Day"

On the appointed "evacuation day," thousands of Japanese Americans gathered at designated locations, with the numbered identification tags they had been issued tied to their coats. Watched by curious onlookers, they were met by armed soldiers and transported in buses, private cars, and trains to sixteen temporary "assembly centers" in California, Washington, Oregon, and Arizona.

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Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache (ddr-csujad-56-319)
doc Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache (ddr-csujad-56-319)
Gaye Lebaron's article titled: Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache. Published in "The press Democrat" on Sunday May 1, 1988. The original image is housed with the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and was borrowed for digitization courtesy of the JACL. This image belongs to a group of images related to the …
Newspaper clipping of photo of mass removal from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-72-16)
doc Newspaper clipping of photo of mass removal from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-72-16)
Newspaper photo of Ikeda family preparing for mass removal. Newspaper unknown.
Two pages of newspaper clippings from scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-15)
doc Two pages of newspaper clippings from scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-15)
Newspaper articles, one of which is titled "Portland to Be First Jap-Free City." Newspaper unknown.
Mass removal instructions document from page of scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-40)
doc Mass removal instructions document from page of scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-40)
Mass removal instructions by the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. From page of "Scrapbook: 1943-45."
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