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Bedding and clothing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-151-456)
img Bedding and clothing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-151-456)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. This assembly center has been open for two days. Bus- load after bus-load of evacuated Japanese are arriving today. After going through the necessary procedure, they are guided to the quarters assigned to them in the barracks. This family had just arrived. Their bedding and clothing have been delivered by truck …
Camp garden (ddr-densho-151-463)
img Camp garden (ddr-densho-151-463)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Close-up of barrack home with the carefully planned flower garden in foreground.
Election poster (ddr-densho-151-21)
img Election poster (ddr-densho-151-21)
Original WRA caption: San Bruno, California. Buildings of the Tanforan Center are plastered at this time with all manner of locally devised posters incident to the election of five each of the five precincts.
Japanese Americans playing basketball (ddr-densho-151-464)
img Japanese Americans playing basketball (ddr-densho-151-464)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Evacuee boys in the foreground are playing basket-ball. This is one of eight recreation centers which are distributed about the assembly center. One of the barrack buildings is, in each case, set apart for games and recreation under the Recreation program administered by a Wartime Civil Control Administration official with college …
Japanese Americans waiting in mess hall line (ddr-densho-151-347)
img Japanese Americans waiting in mess hall line (ddr-densho-151-347)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. "Supper time" Meal times are the big events of the day at assembly centers. This is a line-up of evacuees waiting for the "B" shift at 5:45 pm. They carry with them their own dishes and cutlery in bags to protect them from the dust. They, themselves, individually wash their own …
View of barracks (ddr-densho-151-336)
img View of barracks (ddr-densho-151-336)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. A close-up of the exterior of a family unit. These barracks were formerly horse-stalls. Each family is assigned two small rooms. The interior one has neither outside door nor window.
Japanese Americans entering mess hall (ddr-densho-151-359)
img Japanese Americans entering mess hall (ddr-densho-151-359)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Supper time: Meal times are the big events of the day at the assembly centers. This is a line-up of evacuees waiting for the "B" shift at 5:45 pm. They carry with them their own dishes and cutlery in bags to protect them from the dust. They themselves, wash their own …
Issei man arriving at Tanforan (ddr-densho-151-157)
img Issei man arriving at Tanforan (ddr-densho-151-157)
Original caption: San Bruno, Calfiornia. Evacuee of Japanese ancestry arrives at this Assembly center where he and approximately 8,000 others will remain until transferred to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
View of barracks (ddr-densho-151-230)
img View of barracks (ddr-densho-151-230)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Barracks for family living quarters. Each door enters into a family unit of two small rooms. The center was opened just two days before this picture was taken. The people shown in this photograph have just arrived and are occupying themselves with building benches, chairs, tables, and shelves, for their belonging, …
Japanese American inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-50)
img Japanese American inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-50)
Original WRA caption: San Bruno, California. A close-up of an entrance of a family apartment. Note that the windows in this unit have been enlarged. Five people occupy two small rooms, the inner one of which is without outside door or windows.
Japanese Americans arriving at Tanforan (ddr-densho-151-162)
img Japanese Americans arriving at Tanforan (ddr-densho-151-162)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have just arrived at this Assembly center. They have been registered and are now awaiting a guide to show them to their place in the barracks. Later they will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers.
Japanese Americans waiting in mess hall line (ddr-densho-151-348)
img Japanese Americans waiting in mess hall line (ddr-densho-151-348)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Supper time: Meal times are the big events of the day at assembly centers. This is a line-up of evacuees waiting for the "B" shift at 5:45 pm. They carry with them their own dishes and cutlery in bags to protect them from the dust. They, themselves, individually wash their own …
Japanese American next to barracks (ddr-densho-151-352)
img Japanese American next to barracks (ddr-densho-151-352)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Many evacuees suffer from lack of their accustomed activity. The attitude of the man shown in this photograph is typical of the residents in assembly centers, and because there is not much to do and not enough work available, they mill around, they visit, they stroll and they linger to while …
Preschool class (ddr-densho-151-331)
img Preschool class (ddr-densho-151-331)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Pre-school evacuee children leaving the building for recess at this assembly center. There are about 25 children enrolled with six volunteer student teachers being trained by a Mills College graduate, all of Japanese ancestry.
Japanese Americans carving wood (ddr-densho-151-338)
img Japanese Americans carving wood (ddr-densho-151-338)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Father and son while away the hours carving small wooden animals for the children in front of their home in the barracks. They have been living at the Assembly center for approximately two weeks.
Japanese Americans working in garden (ddr-densho-151-340)
img Japanese Americans working in garden (ddr-densho-151-340)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. Mrs. Fujita and her neighbor inspecting the tiny vegetable garden she has planted in front of their barracks.
Japanese Americans in doorway of barracks (ddr-densho-151-335)
img Japanese Americans in doorway of barracks (ddr-densho-151-335)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. A mother and daughter, Issei and Nissei, who have been living in this Assembly center for one month, are seen at the door of their home in the barracks.
Art class (ddr-densho-151-355)
img Art class (ddr-densho-151-355)
Original caption: San Bruno, California. In the art school at this assembly center. These evacuee children are remaining after hours to continue their creative work.
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 14 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-12)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 14 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-12)
Selected article titles: "Council, Legislative Body Dissolved by Army Order" (p. 1), "Attention! Nisei Voters" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 11 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-18)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 11 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-18)
Selected article titles: "Nominations Slated for Legislative Congress" (p. 1), "House Managers" (p. 1), "Medical Center News and Announcements" (p. 4).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 17 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-15)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 17 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-15)
Selected article titles: "Center Residents Assured of Getting Basic Clothing" (p. 1), "Rules Given on Bringing in of Personal Property" (p. 1), "Internee Correspondence" (p. 1), "Editorial: Women and the War" (p. 4).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 10 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-17)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 10 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-17)
Selected article titles: "Tanforan Assembly Constitution Approved" (p. 1), "Constitution and By-Laws of the Tanforan Assembly" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 15 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-13)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 15 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-13)
Selected article titles: "Procedure Announced for Tanforan Panel Election" (p. 1), "Cupid Snares First Center Pair; Wedding on Sunday" (p. 1), "Our Center Hospital: Its Birth and Growth" (p. 4).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 8 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-8)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 8 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-8)
Selected article titles: "Center Residents to Hold Fourth of July Program" (p. 1), "Constitution Drafted" (p. 1), "Messages Via Red Cross" (p. 3).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-3)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-3)
Selected article titles: "Residents Receive Over 1000 Visitors in 10 Days" (p. 1), "Want to Get Married?" (p. 1), "Rules Given for Notifying Draft Board of Address" (p. 2), "School Begins for Younger Children" (p. 3).
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