New arrivals at Manzanar fill mattresses with straw

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Historical Society of Long Beach Newspaper Photograph Collection

Caption pasted on reverse of image reads, "Japanese evacuees who arrived at the alien reception center at Manzanar, Calif., Mar. 24, 1942, fill mattresses with straw as they prepared to spend their first night in their new homes. The emigres were among the first in the greatest forced migration in the nation's history." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_npc_0031



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