9_Tomita leave card


original WRA caption: “Trucks were jammed high with suitcases, blankets, household equipment, garden tools, as well as children, all bearing registration tags as the last Redondo Beach residents of Japanese ancestry were moved to assembly center at Arcadia, California.”
photo: Clem Albers, 4/5/1942, San Pedro, California


original caption: “In front of grocery store owned by resident of Japanese descent, two days before evacuation.”
photo: Dorothea Lange, 5/11/1942, Florin, California


original WRA caption: “Flag of allegiance pledge at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets, Children in families of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents and will be housed for the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where facilities will be provided for them to continue their education.”
photo: Dorothea Lange, 4/20/1942, San Francisco, California


original WRA caption: View of the results of vandalism at the White Star Soda Works, 416 Jackson Street, Los Angeles, California.
1944, courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration