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Stockton Assembly Center
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 37° 56.290 W 121° 16.100
10S E 652169 N 4200368
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #934
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2010 4:03:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM8Z7D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 12

Long Description:
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 17, 1942 under Executive Order 9066. May such usurpation of civil, social, and economic rights, without specific charges or trial, never again occur.
Marker Number: 934.00

Marker Name: TEMPORARY DETENTION CAMPS FOR JAPANESE AMERICANS-STOCKTON ASSEMBLY CENTER

County: San Joaquin

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 5/12/1984

Location:
Administration Bldg, San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, Airport Way, Stockton


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