Japanese American in front of barracks home

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ddr-densho-151-47 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00047)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original WRA caption: San Bruno, Calfiornia. This assembly center has been opened for two days. Busload after busload of evacuated Japanese are arriving this day. After going through the necessary procedures, they are guided to the quarters assigned to them in the barracks. This family newly arrived, are in the process of settling down. The old man proudly exhibits the bench which he has just made out of scrap lumber left over from construction. The quarters to which this family were assigned are remodeled horsestalls.


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