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Lynn Thomas interviews concerning the Japanese Assembly Center at the Santa Anita Race Track, 1942
Thomas, Lynn A., 1908
Bowman, Lynn
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UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
California Revealed from The Bancroft Library
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Contains interviews at the Santa Anita Race Track (Arcadia, Calif.) in 1942. Santa Anita was the largest and the longest-occupied of the temporary WCCA camps. Its peak population was 18,719. Over 8,500 Japanese Americans lived in converted horse stalls at the racetrack. It was the only "assembly center" to run a camouflage net factory, operated under military contract. The majority of Santa Anita's inmates were shipped to Heart Mountain, Rohwer, Granada, and Jerome.
Audio cassette
3 Tapes of 3
Phonotape 1002 C
cubanc_000293_t01; cubanc_000293_t02; cubanc_000293_t03
Bancroft Library
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