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Related Historical Markers— Additional California Relocation Centers.
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
Stockton Assembly Center Marker
SHOWN IN SOURCE-SPECIFIED ORDER
| Here, within the confines of San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, enclosed by barbed wire and housed in temporary barracks, 4,217 San Joaquin County residents of Japanese ancestry, predominately American citizens, were interned from May 10 to October . . . — — Map (db m165485) HM|
|Walerga Assembly Center was established by the United States at the onset of World War II to assemble and temporarily detain, without charge or trial, 4,739 Sacramento residents solely because of their Japanese ancestry. Approximately 120,000 . . . — — Map (db m165486) HM|
|This monument is dedicated to the 3,586 Monterey Bay Area residents of Japanese ancestry, most of whom were American citizens, temporarily confined in the Salinas Rodeo Grounds during World War II from April to July 1942. They were detained without . . . — — Map (db m165487) HM|
|This garden memorializes a time when this site, then the Tanforan Park Racetrack, was transformed into a temporary assembly center for persons of Japanese ancestry. On February 19, 1942, in the absence of charges or due process of law, President . . . — — Map (db m165488) HM|
|Racetrack opened in 1899 and had racing seasons until it burned down in 1964. Many famous horses raced and won here.
In 1942, Tanforan became a temporary assembly center for over 4000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were to be interned for the . . . — — Map (db m165489) HM|
|This was one of 15 temporary detention camps established during World War II to incarcerate persons of Japanese ancestry, a majority of whom were American citizens, without specific charges or trial. From May to September 1942, 4669 residents of . . . — — Map (db m128365) HM|
|This memorial is dedicated to over 5,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry who were confined at the Fresno Fairgrounds from May to October 1942. This was an early phase of the mass incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II . . . — — Map (db m165490) HM|
|Early in 1942 the US government designated Santa Anita Park for special usage during the war years.
Pursuant to Executive Order 9066 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, from March 30, 1942 until October 27, 1942 the facility was used as . . . — — Map (db m165491) HM|
| The Los Angeles County Fairgrounds was one of 15 temporary assembly centers established during World War II pursuant to Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.
The U S. Army confined at this site . . . — — Map (db m165492) HM|