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Photo shows group of sectional representatives of the Santa Anita, California Assembly Center having a meeting. Caption on album page: "Evacuees in the assembly centers had opportunity to discuss internal problems through a center council, which worked in an advisory capacity with the administrative staff. Photo shows a group of sectional representatives of the Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center at a regular meeting. All such meetings were attended by at least one member of the Caucasian staff." SANTA ANITA PHOTO NO. 456. 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.
Photographs black and white, 8 x 10 in. image/jpeg