California State University Japanese American Digitization Project: An ExhibitMain MenuIntroductionBefore the WarIssei and Nisei in the WestExecutive Order 9066Mass removalIncarcerationConcentration campsServiceNisei in the warResettlementReconstructing HomeRedressA nation makes amendsReflectionsMaking sense of it allTimelineGraphic from exhibition poster, "Timeline"Educational Guides and ResourcesRelated ResourcesList of external resources relating to the exhibit topicPrint-ready PostersDownload Print-ready posters for your eventsAbout CSUJADDescription of the CSUJAD Project and call for historical resource donations
Photograph of the registration and processing of Japanese Americans at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center in 1942. The caption on the photograph album page reads: "On arrival at assembly centers, the evacuees were directed to registrars, who had the individual and family files before them registered in and assigned to quarters; given identification buttons and escorted to quarters. Photo shows a registration and processing scene at Santa Anita (California) Assembly Center."
Canceled Lease #9 between Carson Estate Company and Momoo Mochizuki with a hand-written note that reads "cancelled 4-6-42, tenant evacuated by U.S. Gov't." referring to the mass removal ("evacuation") of persons of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast as directed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066.
Evacuees continued to live their lives as normally as possible despite extraordinarily challenging circumstances. Here, a photograph of a graduation ceremony at Santa Anita Assembly Center with students pledging allegiance to the flag.
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