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  • Feb. 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt's signing Executive Order 9066, authorizing the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II. <br></br> A sign outside a store in Oakland, California, March 1942. The store was closed after orders to relocate people of Japanese descent.
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  • Members of the Mochida family awaiting relocation by bus in Hayward, California, May 8, 1942. Identification tags were used to aid in keeping family units intact during all phases of relocation. The father operated a nursery and five greenhouses on in Eden Township and raised snapdragons and sweet peas.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • Residents of Japanese ancestry appear for registration before relocation in San Francisco, April 25, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Raphael Weill Elementary School in San Francisco during the Pledge of Allegiance, April 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress, via Reuters
  • Ten cars of evacuees of Japanese ancestry bound for Merced Assembly Center, in Woodland, Yolo County, California, May 20, 1942.
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  • Japanese-Americans are relocated from Long Beach, California, to an internment center in 1942.
    Bettmann Archive
  • Field laborers of Japanese ancestry receive instructions regarding their relocation, in Byron, California, April 28, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • Japanese-Americans at an internment center in San Bruno, California, line up outside a mess hall, April 29, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • American children of Japanese ancestry await the arrival of a bus taking them from their homes to an internment center, in Byron, California, May 2, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • Barracks for families at the San Bruno internment center in California, June 16, 1942. The barrack were previously stalls for racehorses.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • The Miyatake family at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California in 1943.
    Ansel Adams/Library of Congress, via Reuters
  • Mealtime in one of the mess halls at the Manzanar Relocation Center, July 2, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • M. Ogi, S. Sugimoto and Bunkichi Hayashi in a warehouse at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in 1943.
    Ansel Adams/Library of Congress, via Reuters
  • A nurse tends to four infants at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in 1943.
    Ansel Adams/Library of Congress, via Reuters
  • Three schoolchildren at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in 1943.
    Ansel Adams/Library of Congress, via Reuters
  • A child receives a haircut in Manzanar Relocation Center in Manzanar, California, in 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • Land is cleared of sagebrush to enlarge the Manzanar Relocation Center, June 30, 1942.
    Dorothea Lange/National Archives
  • A dust storm at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, July 1942.
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