Item no. 28355
Collection: Archive

Members of farming families pictured as they left for Centerville to board the evacuation bus.

These women worked at so-called "stoop labor," chiefly cultivating tomatoes. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry were given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers.

Image by Dorothea Lange from the U.S. National Archives.

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