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Lange and the Relocation Camps


Photo of men registering for relocation in San Francisco, 1942

Japanese American men register prior to their evacuation, on the orders of the Army

CREDIT: Lange, Dorothea, photographer. "San Francisco, Calif., Apr. 1942--Residents, of Japanese Ancestry, Appearing at the Civil Control Station for Registration in Response to the Army's Exclusion Order No. 20--The Evacuees Will Be Housed in War Relocation Authority Centers for the Duration." April, 1942. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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