War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona 1942-1946



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Evacuees Arrive at the Relocation Camps

Evacuees of Japanese ancestry spending their first day at this War Relocation Authority center.

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(Site # 1) Evacuees of Japanese ancestry spending their first day at this War Relocation Authority center.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 10, 1942
Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

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Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 10, 1942 [76K]
Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

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Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 10, 1942 [65K]
Baggage belonging to evacuees of Japanese ancestry is delivered to their barracks upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority Center, Poston

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Baggage belonging to evacuees of Japanese ancestry is delivered to their barracks upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority Center, Poston
Photographer: Fred Clark May 12, 1942 [49K]
Buses arrive bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry to this War Relocation Authority center, Poston

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Buses arrive bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry to this War Relocation Authority center, Poston
Photographer: Fred Clark May 23, 1942 [36K]
The bus in the foreground is stuck in the sand while on its way to the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

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The bus in the foreground is stuck in the sand while on its way to the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 25, 1942 [44K]
Site No. 1, arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at WRA center, Poston.

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Site No. 1, arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at WRA center, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 26, 1942 [39K]
This undescribed and undated photo shows many evacuees together for a group photo. These may be the persons sent to the Rivers Center on August 24, 1943.

 

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This undescribed and undated photo shows many evacuees together for a group photo. These may be the persons sent to the Rivers Center on August 24, 1943.
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Large crowd assembled to bid bon voyage to residents of Poston who left the project by bus and truck August, 24, 1943 for the Rivers Center, on the first lap of the journey to Japan via the Gripsholm, which had sailed from an eastern seaport Sept. 1.
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Large crowd assembled to bid bon voyage to residents of Poston who left the project by bus and truck August, 24, 1943 for the Rivers Center, on the first lap of the journey to Japan via the Gripsholm, which had sailed from an eastern seaport Sept. 1.
Photographer: Pauline Bates Brown August 24, 1944 [57K]

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