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Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-53)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-53)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Haruko Nagahiro (May 20, 1942). It is postmarked May 20, 1942 from the Pomona Assembly Center in Pomona, California.
Construction of Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-390)
img Construction of Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-37-390)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. General view of assembly center being constructed on Pomona Fairgrounds, for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be assigned to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-572)
img Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-572)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. Workmen erecting barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at assembly center on Pomona Fair grounds. Evacuees will be assigned later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Construction of assembly center (ddr-densho-37-571)
img Construction of assembly center (ddr-densho-37-571)
Original WRA caption: Pomona, California. General view of assembly center being constructed on Pomona Fair Grounds for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be assigned later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Pomona Center News Collection (ddr-densho-193)
Collection Pomona Center News Collection (ddr-densho-193)
This collection consists of issues of the Pomona Center News, which was the newspaper for the Pomona Assembly Center, California, open from May 7, 1942, to August 24, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, May 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-44)
doc Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, May 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-44)
A letter from Tsuruno Meguro in the Pomona Assembly Center to her son-in-law and daughter, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. In the letter, Tsuruno expresses her disappointment about the result that Fumio and Yoneko were sent to the Santa Anita Assembly Center. She was hoping to reunite at the Pomona …
Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Yoneko Takano, May 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-47)
doc Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Yoneko Takano, May 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-47)
A letter from Tsuruno Meguro who writes from the Pomona Assembly Center to her daughter, Yoneko Takano in the Santa Ana Assembly Center. In the letter, she writes about the living conditions in the Pomona Assembly Center. She is grateful for the food served without cooking but complains about a long and unpleasant wait for each …
Ted Hamachi Interview (ddr-manz-1-91)
vh Ted Hamachi Interview (ddr-manz-1-91)
Nisei male. Born May 26, 1927, in San Gabriel, California. Grew up in the Covina area of California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pomona Assembly Center and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, before August 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-59)
doc Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, before August 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-59)
A letter from Tsuruno Meguro in the Pomona Assembly Center to her son-in-law and daughter, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. She informs them that their destination has been decided and the people in the Pomona Assembly Center will be sent to an incarceration camp in Wyoming. She assumes that her …
Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
doc Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
A book order form. Books published by TecCom Productions include: Manzanar, Tule Lake, Rohwer, Heart Mountain, Assembly Center I (Santa Anita, Pomona, Fresno, Tulare, Pinedale, Salinas), Assembly Center II (Turlock, Tanforan, Stockton, Sacramento, Marysville, Portland, Puyallup). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_004
Marian Uyematsu Naito Interview (ddr-manz-1-53)
vh Marian Uyematsu Naito Interview (ddr-manz-1-53)
Nisei female. Born November 30, 1927, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello where father ran a wholesale nursery business. During World War II, removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center and Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, attended UCLA before returning to California and establishing a nursery business.
Credit memo, Lodging Dept. (ddr-csujad-55-862)
doc Credit memo, Lodging Dept. (ddr-csujad-55-862)
Card for lodging supply credits at Pomona Temporary Assembly Center. Issued to Shoji Nagumo. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0864
Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, July 13, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-53)
doc Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, July 13, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-53)
A letter from Tsuruno Meguro in the Pomona Assembly Center to her son-in-law and daughter, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. In the letter, she describes the lives in the assembly center, including her daily routine. English translation is found in item: csudh_tak_0054. Typescript is found in item: csudh_tak_0055. See this …
John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
vh John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Azusa, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Azusa after leaving camp worked for the Forest Service.
Release (Pomona, California), no. 1 (1942): instructions and regulation (ddr-csujad-55-861)
doc Release (Pomona, California), no. 1 (1942): instructions and regulation (ddr-csujad-55-861)
Instructions and regulations for the Pomona Temporary Assembly Center. Covers regulations for housing, mess, health, and work assignments. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0863
Evacuee information release, no. 18 (1942): families of mixed marriages (ddr-csujad-55-863)
doc Evacuee information release, no. 18 (1942): families of mixed marriages (ddr-csujad-55-863)
Instructions for families of mixed marriages regarding application for release by Clayton E. Triggs, Manager, Pomona Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0865
Pomona Assembly Center fifth entrainment list (ddr-csujad-55-871)
doc Pomona Assembly Center fifth entrainment list (ddr-csujad-55-871)
List of names of "evacuee" passengers on the train from Pomona Temporary Assembly Center to an incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0873
Margaret Saito Interview (ddr-manz-1-84)
vh Margaret Saito Interview (ddr-manz-1-84)
Nisei female. Born March 14, 1933, in El Centro, California. Grew up in California where parents were farmers. During World War II, removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a short time in Spokane, Washington, before moving to Sacramento with family and finishing …
Japanese American family preparing for the journey to the Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-242-4)
img Japanese American family preparing for the journey to the Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-242-4)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "May 1942 - El Monte, California - In front of family store. Hatchimonji family about to leave for the Pomona Assembly Center then the WRA camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. L-R: Tasuke Ike, Megumi Mike, Kumezo father, Nobue mother, and daughter Gloria, wearing the family ID tags."
Dorothy Kuwaye Interview (ddr-manz-1-68)
vh Dorothy Kuwaye Interview (ddr-manz-1-68)
Nisei female. Born May 7, 1928, in Covina, California. At young age, suffered an accident in which she was hit by a car, and was raised by a non-Japanese American family. During World War II, rejoined biological family in the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Lived for a time in New …
Mess No. 3: barrack name list of mess tags issued (ddr-csujad-55-857)
doc Mess No. 3: barrack name list of mess tags issued (ddr-csujad-55-857)
List of names, addresses, and number of mess tags issued by Mess and Lodging Department, Pomona Temporary Assembly Center, to incarcerees for Mess Hall #3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0859
Mess No. 4: barrack name list of mess tags issued (ddr-csujad-55-858)
doc Mess No. 4: barrack name list of mess tags issued (ddr-csujad-55-858)
List of names, addresses, and number of mess tags issued issued by Mess and Lodging Department, Pomona Temporary Assembly Center, to incarcerees for Mess Hall #4. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0860
Evacuee information release, no. 20 (1942) (ddr-csujad-55-866)
doc Evacuee information release, no. 20 (1942) (ddr-csujad-55-866)
Instructions to "evacuees" regarding removal and transportation from Pomona Assembly Center to an incarceration camp. Covers general travel requirements, transport of personal goods, freight, and regulations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0868
Evacuee information release, no. 21 (1942) (ddr-csujad-55-868)
doc Evacuee information release, no. 21 (1942) (ddr-csujad-55-868)
Instructions to "evacuees" regarding personal hand baggage, car baggage, and freight during their removal from the Pomona Temporary Assembly Center and transportation to an incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0870
Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
vh Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
Nisei female. Born July 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a produce business. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to family home in Los Angeles. Became a social worker, one of the …
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