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    • Truck Depot

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Image capturing the loading and storage area at the Poston camp.
    • US Post Office

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Typical "official" image of Poston camp buildings. These were clinical in nature, ususally devoid of people.
    • Police Department

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston camp Police Department appears benign in this image but is was staffed by armed guards.
    • Fire Department

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston camp Fire Department, Block 30. Typical tar paper and wood frame construction used by Del Webb and his team of builders.
    • Dining Room

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Poston camp dining room and indistinguishable from other barrack construction. Food quality and quantity were a recurring issue at Poston and fueled the Poston strike.
    • Shave and a Haircut

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston Barbershop pictured in foreground with the Police Station in the back.
    • Bus Station

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp II Bus Station at Poston with a Japanese flair.
    • Swimming Pool

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp II Swimming Pool at Poston. Boys were known to slip out the fence to swim in the Colorado River when the guards weren't looking.
    • Poston High I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Photograph 4 in a series of 11 documenting the construction of the Poston High School.
    • Poston High II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston High School auditorium became a central gathering place for community and school activities.
    • High School Auditorium

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston High School with its auditorium was a source of pride.
    • Theater

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston camp's outdoor theater was a focal point for cultural and community activities.
    • Street Scape II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Pedestrians walking the Poston camp grounds after a desert rain. The perpetual dust turned to mud during the monsoon season.
    • See Len Park I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • See Len Park under construction. Everything was done by hand. Note the delicate bridge structure.
    • Camp Oversight

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp administrators pose outside See Len Park either after inspecting it or part of the official opening.

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