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Lives (video) #245 Two Children of the Mochida Family, with Their Parents, Awaiting Evacuation Bus


Date: May 8, 1942
Location: Hayward, California
Photographer: Dorothea Lange
Source: U.S. National Archives, NWDNS-210-G-C155


Hayward, California. Two children of the Mochida family who, with their parents, are awaiting evacuation bus. The youngster on the right holds a sandwich given her by one of a group of women who were present from a local church. The family unit is kept intact during evacuation and at War Relocation Authority centers where evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed for the duration.


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