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Title
Hula Dancers
Creator
United States. Army. Signal Corps: photographer
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 a group of evacuees in Hawaiian hula costume. The hula dancers are on an improvised stage during one of the frequent talent shows at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Amateur talent provided many an interesting show for other evacuees. Photo shows a group of Japanese-Hawaiian hula dancers on an improvised stage during one of the frequent talent shows at Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center." SANTA ANITA PHOTO NO. 714A
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_0366
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5700
Subject
World War II
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
Arts and literature--Performing arts--Dance
Place
Santa Anita, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives

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