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Some of the first arrivals to the assembly center at Tanforan Race Track, near San Francisco in 1942
Associated Press: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A LaserPhoto copy of an Associated Press image, taken in 1942, shared in 1981. Caption on photo reads "These were among the first Japanese to be moved into the newly built assembly center at Tranforan Race Track, near San Francisco in 1942. The people here were watching a horse race at the track." A message from the editor reads "ED: although the original caption identifies the people as Japanese, it is probable that they were Japanese Americans."
The Newspaper Photograph Collection is made up of photographs that were printed in the Long Beach Press-Telegram and Independent newspapers, between the 1950s and early 2000s.
black and white, 8 x 10 inches
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
San Bruno, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan
Historical Society of Long Beach, Long Beach, California
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Newspaper Photograph Collection

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