Pomona, California

(click on image to enlarge)

Aerial view

Ground-level view

Workmen erecting barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at assembly center on Pomona Fair Grounds. Evacuees will be assigned later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. 4/8/42

The center was on the site of the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. There is no historical marker at the site. It was occupied form May 7 to August 24, 1942, and held over 5,000 people (Maximum population 5,434). There are few, if any, buildings left from the original assembly center.

Main Index
Japan main page
Japanese-American Internment Camps index page
Japan and World War II index page