« Back to article Military Areas 1 and 2

From the Densho Digital Repository

Related topics and primary source items from the Densho Digital Repository.

Preparation

Matsue Watanabe Interview Segment 5

Preparing for mass removal; feeling humiliated in school: "we were placed to look like bad people"
View in DDR »

Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5

Family's efforts to help Japanese Americans store their belongings during mass removal
View in DDR »

Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 3

Preparing to leave: packing, storing items: "it was chaotic"
View in DDR »

Nobu Shimokochi Interview Segment 1

Preparing for mass removal

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department ...


View in DDR »

Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 11

Preparing for mass removal

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department ...


View in DDR »

Seichi Hayashida Segment 14

Deciding what to take and what to leave behind during mass removal
View in DDR »

Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 9

Preparing for mass removal: fortunate to find people to take care of home and belongings

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.
View in DDR »

Issei preparing farm for mass removal

Original caption: Woodland, California. This mother of Japanese ancestry is ready with her family of ten, to leave their farm the following morning in compliance with Civilian Exclusion Order. The figure in the background is a Negro laborer employed by the new tenants who have taken over the farm and ...
View in DDR »

Japanese Americans waiting to register for mass removal

Original caption: Byron, California. Laborers of Japanese ancestry from a large-scale asparagus ranch are at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station awaiting their return to be interviewed prior to evacuation.
View in DDR »

Japanese Americans registering for mass removal

Original caption: San Francisco, California. Lining up before Japanese American Citizens League auditorium at 2031 Bush Street to register for evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
View in DDR »