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Title
Baggage inspection
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 after arriving by bus at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center and undergoing baggage inspection. Caption on album page: "Upon arrival at centers the baggage of the evacuees was inspected by the Interior Security Police and articles of contraband removed, receipts were issued for articles not needed which were stored in warehouses. Photo shows a group of evacuees after arriving by bus at Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center and undergoing baggage inspection." SANTA ANITA ASSEMBLY CENTER PHOTO NO. 371
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_0296
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5625
Subject
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
Place
Santa Anita, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
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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