Assembly center new arrivals

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ddr-densho-151-72 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00072)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry arriving at this Assembly center. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they leave the buses. After their baggage has been checked for contraband, they will be given a preliminary medical examination and directed to their places in the barracks to await transfer to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.


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