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Photograph shows flowering plants massed for distribution among the evacuees. Caption on album page: "Many of the Japanese in the pre-evacuation period had been commercial growers of flowers and shrubs and carried their love of growing things to the assembly centers. This photo shows a scene in Turlock Assembly Center with flowering plants massed for distribution among the evacuees." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9SVC-42-2955-PSF 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