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Photograph shows a mock operation scene at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center. Caption on album page: "Skilled surgeons and experienced surgical nurses were among the evacuees at many of the centers and were provided with equipment to care for their patients. Photo shows a mock operation scene at Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9CA-42-2038-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
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Work and jobs World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Medical care and health issues
Santa Anita, California Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives