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img Tanforan Assembly Center barracks (ddr-csujad-52-20)
Caption above image reads, "TANFORAN INTERNMENT CAMP--Looking from the grandstand of the old Tanforan Race Track, some 170 barracks can be seen that housed Japanese-Americans during World War II. The Tanforan internment camp was located near present-day San Bruno. A government report has been released recently and it blames the internment on prejudice and hysteria." See …
vh Chiyoko Yano Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1013-9-8)
Memories of the Tanforan Assembly Center
vh Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-306-11)
Memories of the Tanforan assembly center
vh Willie K. Ito Interview Segment 10 (ddr-manz-1-149-10)
Memories of the Tanforan Assembly Center, California
vh Shirley Nagatomi Okabe Interview Segment 6 (ddr-manz-1-132-6)
First impressions of the Tanforan Assembly Center
vh Jun Dairiki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-326-5)
Traveling to Tanforan Assembly Center by bus
vh Helen Harano Christ Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1013-6-8)
Journey by bus to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California
vh Ted Nagata Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1013-3-5)
Memories of Tanforan assembly center as a seven-year-old
vh Bob Utsumi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1013-8-11)
Arrival in the Tanforan Assembly Center: recalling mother's display of emotion
doc Men's shower at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-28)
Election campaign posters can be seen on the building walls.
doc Repair shop at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-45)
Caption on front: "Tanforan."
img Horse stalls at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-30)
Original WRA caption: San Bruno, California. Near view of horse-stall, left from the days when what is now Tanforan Assembly Center, was the famous Tanforan Race Track. Most of these stalls have been converted into family living quarters for Japanese.
img Bus leaving for Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-262)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are part of a group of 600 persons being evacuated on this morning to the assembly center. The Japanese American Citizens League headquarters is being used as a Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Prior to evacuation orders it was used as a language school.
img Bus leaving for Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-263)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. This bus loaded with evacuees of Japanese ancestry, is bound for Tanforan Assembly center on the first day of evacuation of the Japanese quarter.
doc Instructions on evacuation of Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-55-1295)
Instructions for the Ebisui family regarding departure from Tanforan Temporary Assembly Center and travel to Topaz incarceration camp. Covers packing and crating, government property, hand baggage, train baggage, freight, and identification tags. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1297