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Government worker interviewing issei farmer (ddr-densho-151-242)
img Government worker interviewing issei farmer (ddr-densho-151-242)
Original caption: Byron, California. This farmer of Japanese ancestry is being interviewed at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station three days before evacuation.
People receiving instructions on mass removal (ddr-densho-151-241)
img People receiving instructions on mass removal (ddr-densho-151-241)
Original caption: Byron, California. Three days before evacuation these people of Japanese ancestry are receiving their final instructions at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station in this agricultural community.
Japanese American family boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-144)
img Japanese American family boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-144)
Original caption: Byron, California. The bus which will take this farm family of Japanese ancestry to the Assembly center is almost ready to leave. Note identification tag on small boy.
Japanese Americans waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-239)
img Japanese Americans waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-239)
Original caption: Byron, California. Laborers of Japanese ancestry from a large-scale asparagus ranch are at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station awaiting their return to be interviewed prior to evacuation.
Two children waiting in line for bus (ddr-densho-151-150)
img Two children waiting in line for bus (ddr-densho-151-150)
Original caption: Byron, California. Third generation of American children of Japanese ancestry in crowd awaiting the arrival of the next bus which will take them from their homes to the Assembly center.
Issei farmers returning to work (ddr-densho-151-240)
img Issei farmers returning to work (ddr-densho-151-240)
Original caption: Byron, California. Laborers of Japanese ancestry are returning to large-scale asparagus ranch after interview at Wartime Civil Control Administration station regarding their evacuation which is due in three days.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-149)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-149)
Original caption: Byron, California. The moment has come for these farm families of Japanese ancestry to board the bus that will take them from their homes and ranches to the Assembly center, 65 miles away.
Japanese Americans boarding buses (ddr-densho-151-143)
img Japanese Americans boarding buses (ddr-densho-151-143)
Original caption: Byron, California. Farm families of Japanese ancestry boarding buses for Turlock Assembly center 65 miles away. An official of the Wartime Civil Control Administration is checking the families into the bus by number.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-147)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-147)
Original caption: Byron, California. The moment has come for these farm families of Japanese ancestry to board the bus that will take them from their homes and ranches to the Assembly center, 65 miles away.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-142)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-142)
Original caption: Byron, California. Farm families of Japanese ancestry boarding buses for Turlock Assembly Center 65 miles away. An official of the Wartime Civil Control Administration is checking the families into the bus by number.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-148)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-148)
Original caption: Byron, California. The moment has come for these farm families of Japanese descent to board the bus which will take them from their farm homes and ranches to the Assembly center 65 miles away.
Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-141)
img Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-141)
Original caption: Byron, California. Families of Japanese ancestry, evacuated from Contra Costa County, await bus which will transport them to assembly center at Turlock fairgrounds, 65 miles away. Evacuees will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-18)
img Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-18)
Original WRA caption: Byron, California. Main Street of small town in the farming district, on morning of evacuation. Six bus loads of residents of Japanese ancestry were checked in and taken to the Assembly center at the Turlock Fairgrounds, 65 miles away.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-146)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-146)
Original caption: Byron, California. These families of Japanese ancestry, evacuated from farms in Contra Costa County, board bus for assembly center in Turlock Fairgrounds, 65 miles away. Evacuees will be transported later to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Japanese American family boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-145)
img Japanese American family boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-145)
Original caption: Byron, California. This family of Japanese ancestry, evacuated from this farm in Contra Costa County, boards bus for Assembly center at Turlock Fairgrounds, 65 miles away. Evacuees will be transported later to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Issei man waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-238)
img Issei man waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-238)
Original caption: Byron, California. Toshi Mizoguchi waiting at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station to register for evacuation. Mr. Mizoguchi came to the United States from Japan in 1892 and has been a farm laborer on California ranches since that time. He is unmarried. He is seen wearing an American flag on a celluloid button.
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-328)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-328)
Original caption: Byron, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry boarding a bus for the Turlock Assembly center, sixty-five miles away. Six bus-loads left on this day from this small agricultural town which included highly skilled managers, farm owners, tenant operators, tractor drivers, and farm laborers.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-31)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-31)
Original WRA caption: Turlock, California. Farm families of Japanese ancestry arriving at this Assembly Center from Byron. Their hand baggage will be inspected on the table at lower right. After being medically examined, all will be assigned to their places in the barracks for later transfer to War Relocation Authority centers.
Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-63)
img Mass removal (ddr-densho-151-63)
Original WRA caption: Farm families of Japanese ancestry boarding buses for Turlock Assembly Center 65 miles away. An official of the WCAA is checking the families into the bus by number.
Japanese American family waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-449)
img Japanese American family waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-449)
Original caption: Byron, California. As families of Japanese ancestry evacuated from farms in Contra Costa County, they gathered at Wartime Civil Control Administration station and awaited buses for assembly center at Turlock Fairgrounds, 65 miles away. Evacuees will be transferred later from assembly centers to War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration. Boy …
Japanese Americans discussing exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-274)
img Japanese Americans discussing exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-274)
Original caption: Byron, California. Field laborers of Japanese ancestry from a large delta ranch have assembled at Wartime Civil Control Administration station to receive instructions for evacuation which is to be effective in three days under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 24. They are arguing together about whether or not they should return to the ranch to …
Three men standing in front of posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-83)
img Three men standing in front of posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-83)
Original WRA caption: Field laborers of Japanese ancestry in front of Wartime Civil Control Administration station where they have come for instructions and assistance in regard to their evacuation due in three days under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 24. This order affects 850 persons in this area. The men are now waiting for the truck which …
Tule Lake Center Diary, March 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-25)
doc Tule Lake Center Diary, March 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-25)
Daily diary for March, possibly written by Co-ordinating committee Secretary Byron Akitsuki at Tule Lake Camp. Describes unrest in Block 21, memos and messages sent, and committee member meetings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0025
Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
doc Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
Daily diary for March, written by Co-ordinating Committee Secretary Byron Akitsuki at Tule Lake Camp. Primarily describes various unrest and incidents in different blocks, especially Ward 6. Also includes memos and messages sent, release of prisoners from army stockades, and committee member meetings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Chief of Police Schmidt [Willard E. Schmidt], February 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-72)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Chief of Police Schmidt [Willard E. Schmidt], February 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-72)
Calls for special meeting of the Project Director, Advisory Council, and Co-ordinating Committee to discuss Committee recommendations, and refers to four attached memoranda, each from Co-ordinating Committee 1608-A to R. [Raymond] R. Best, Project Director, dated February 2, 1944 and written by Byron Akitsuki, Executive Secretary. Subjects of the memoranda are: Receipt of Red Cross Gift …
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