Albers, Clem,, photographer.
San Pedro, Calif. Apr. 1942. Military police giving advice to evacuees of Japanese ancestry as the last leave their Redondo Beach homes for assembly center at Arcadia. They will be transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war
[5 April 1942]
1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; mount 24 x 30 cm.
Photograph shows unidentified Japanese American men at a car with luggage on top speaking to an unidentified white military police officer before being forced to leave their home to move to a makeshift detention facility at Santa Anita Assembly Center, where they were incarcerated before being transferred to a concentration camp during World War II. Many Japanese Americans permanently or temporarily lost their property as a result of Executive Order 9066.
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Photographer and date from negative in the National Archives.
Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority.
Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).
United States.--Wartime Civil Control Administration--1940-1950.
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--California--Los Angeles.
Arrivals & departures--1940-1950.
Loss of property--1940-1950.
No known restrictions on publication.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2002708960
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.74356
LOT 1801 [item]
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