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Photograph shows a Japanese girl participating in an amateur show, dressed as Carmen Miranda. Photograph was taken at Turlock, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Vaudeville and native Japanese theatricals were carried out at various centers. Photo shows a Japanese girl impersonating Carmen Miranda at Turlock (California) Assembly Center amateur show." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9SVC-42-2960-PSF black and white, 8 x 10 in. The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942. batch1