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Photograph shows a group of evacuees assembled at a Los Angeles railroad station waiting to board a train for Santa Anita, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Other evacuees were transported from their residence areas to Assembly Centers by train. Photo shows a group of evacuees assembled at a Los Angeles railroad station waiting to board train for Santa Anita Assembly Center." Signal Corps Photo 9CA-42-1781-PSF black and white, 8 x 10 in. 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. batch1