Albers, Clem,, photographer.
Santa Anita reception center, Arcadia, Calif. Apr. 1942. Attendants registering arrivals and assigning them, family by family, to their new quarters. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry 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 an unidentified white man writing at a table as unidentified Japanese Americans stand on the other side at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, a makeshift detention facility, also a race track, where they were incarcerated before being transferred to a concentration camp during World War II.
Title transcribed from item.
Photographer and date from negative in the National Archives.
Notation on National Archives negative: "From San Pedro."
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.
Santa Anita Assembly Center (Calif.)--1940-1950.
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--California--Arcadia.
Arrivals & departures--1940-1950.
Recording & registration--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.74345
LOT 1801 [item]
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