Facilities, services, and camp administration
doc Instructions on Evacuation of Merced Assembly Center (ddr-densho-356-774)
Instructions for Yuriko Domoto Tsukada, her father Kanetaro Domoto, and her sister Wakako Domoto for the relocation from Merced to Granada.
doc Administrative Notice No. 21 Labor Strikes (ddr-densho-356-799)
Administrative Notice No. 21 from Santa Anita Assembly Center provides excerpts from the Wartime Civil Control Administration Operations Manual regarding work stoppages, labor strikes, quitting, and grievances. The WCCA did not allow work stoppages or labor strikes.
doc Barrack, mess and issue record (ddr-densho-356-770)
A written record of Yuriko Domoto Tsukada's barrack assignment.
doc Administrative Notice No. 24 Contraband Articles and Possession of Liquor and Drugs (ddr-densho-356-801)
Administrative Notice No. 24 from Santa Anita Assembly Center quotes the Center Regulations regarding the possession of contraband. Contraband includes: Shortwave Radios, cameras, firearms, weapons, alcohol, and drugs.
doc Administrative Notice No. 19 Conservation of Water (ddr-densho-356-798)
Administrative Notice No. 19 from Santa Anita Assembly Center on the conservation of water as water is not draining properly. The Assembly center closed laundry facilities on Wednesday and one shower location each day of the week.
doc Four letters to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-289)
Four letters stored in one envelope to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her cousin Tomi Domoto. Appears the letters were mailed separately and later stored together in one envelope. 6/8 letter: discusses events leading up to forced removal, inquires about how family are settling into the camp and how hers is and mutual friends. 8/8 letter: discusses …
doc Divisions and Personnel at Merced Assembly Center (ddr-densho-356-777)
Booklet that lists staff in each division at Merced Assembly Center.
doc Drawing inside the laundry room at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-25)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "This scene is the inside of the camp laundry which we of barracks #14, #13, and #16 used. Most of the time, there would be no hot water, and we would have to carry it from the latrines in pails, if the latrines had hot water. OVer half of the tubs …
doc Drawing of the latrines at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-19)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "These two buildings are the latrines. There were so many people in ration to the facilities that we often was obliged to try and reach another area's latrine 'in time.' The one to the left is the women's and that to the right is the men's. The women, being women put …
doc Men's shower at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-28)
Election campaign posters can be seen on the building walls.
doc Water tanks and buildings in Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-40)
Caption on front: "Tanforan."
doc Drawing of the inside of a shower room at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-21)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "Here is a typical shower room (men's). By the time we were to be shipped to Utah, the plywood walls were warped and twisted by the constant humidity. The shwere would turn from hot to cold and from cold to hot. One often traversed the entire camp, searching for a shower …
doc Laundry lines and a guard tower at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-44)
Caption on front: "Tanforan."
doc Hideo Iyeki's car captain designation (ddr-densho-392-57)
Form designating Hideo Iyeki as a car caption for a group of incarcerees during their transfer from Tanforan Assembly Center to Topaz concentration camp. Includes a list of all families in Group No. 11, Movement No. 18.