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A trainload of evacuees arrive by train at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center and disembark for registration and assignment to their quarters within the center. Caption on album page: "A trainload of evacuees arrive by train at Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center and disembark for registration within the Center and assignment to quarters." SIGNAL CORPS PHOTO 9CA-42-1870-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.