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Title
Los Angeles, California railroad station
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 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.
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Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
sjs_fla_0295
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5631
Subject
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II
Place
Los Angeles, California
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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