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Title
Arriving at a Long Beach train 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 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.
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Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
sjs_fla_0294
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5623
Subject
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II
Place
Long Beach, 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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