Letter from Henry K. Fujita to his boss Mr. H. A. Strong of the Electrolux Corporation in San Francisco dated August 9, 1942. Rich in details, the letter describes the physical layout of the Merced Assembly Center, the poor-quality construction of the barracks, the daily schedules, the camp organization and facilities, the hardships and illnesses and deaths, the jobs and wages, tentative plans for movement to a permanent inland camp, and hopes for the future.
The Gaye LeBaron Collection houses the research material of newspaper columnist Gaye LeBaron, relating to the North Bay region of California. Files hold support materials for more than 8,200 newspaper columns written for The Press Democrat newspaper in Santa Rosa, California. Included are research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, monographs, local documents, journal issues, photographs, oral histories, and ephemera.
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Housing World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Living conditions World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Aftermath World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Impacts of incarceration World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Medical care and health issues World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
Merced, California Temporary Assembly Centers--Merced
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