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Mess and lodging employment office
United States. Army. Signal Corps: photographer
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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Photograph shows the mess and lodging employment office at Pomona, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Another phase of administration was the mess and lodging staff composed of evacuees under the direction of a Caucasian manager. This unit handled the assignment of Japanese employees to mess and lodging employment. Photo shows the mess and lodging office at Pomona (California) Assembly Center." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9SVC-42-3705-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.
black and white, 8 x 10 in.
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Work and jobs
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
Pomona, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Pomona
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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