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Camp council meeting
United States. Army. Signal Corps: photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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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.
black and white, 8 x 10 in.
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
Community activities--Associations and organizations
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
Santa Anita, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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