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Jiu Jitsui class
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 a group of young evacuees receiving instruction in Jiu Jitsui, or Judo wrestling at Portland Assembly Center in Oregon, while the rest of the class looks on. The Portland Assembly Center was formerly known as the North Portland International Livestock Exposition Center. Caption on album page: "Various forms of wrestling were favorites at the centers. Photo shows a group of young evacuees receiving instruction in Jiu Jitsui, or Judo wrestling at Portland (Oregon) Assembly Center, while rest of class look on." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9CA-42-2723-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
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
Community activities--Sports--Judo
Community activities--Sports--Wrestling
Portland, Oregon
Temporary Assembly Centers--Portland
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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