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Title
Mess hall
Creator
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
[1942]
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Photograph shows an empty mess hall in a relocation center hospital, at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, completed by Army Engineers. Caption on album page: "Typical mess hall in a Relocation Center hospital, at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, completed by Army Engineers." UNITED STATES ARMY ENGINEERS PHOTO
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.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 8 x 10 in.
image/jpeg
Identifier
sjs_fla_0411
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5745
Subject
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Incarceration camps--Construction
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Food
Place
Cody, Wyoming
Incarceration Camps--Heart Mountain
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives

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