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Photograph shows two young evacuees at "skin the cat" on exercising bars at Portland Assembly Center in Oregon. The Portland Assembly Center was formerly known as the North Portland International Livestock Exposition Center. Caption on album page: "Among the exercising facilities provided for all ages at the centers, were horizontal bars and similar equipment. Photo shows two young evacuees at "skin the cat" on bars at Portland (Oregon) Assembly Center." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9CA-42-2714-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