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Photograph shows five young Japanese women in travel clothes, holding suitcases. Caption on album page: "The interim between the processing and final institutions for evacuation varied from two to twelve days, according to conditions, transportation problems, and other factors in various areas. Photo shows a group of young Japanese girls of Long Beach arriving at a Long Beach station to board a special electric train for the Santa Anita, California Assembly Center." 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