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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. batch1