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Horse stall homes, Tanforan racetrack
Horse stall homes, Tanforan racetrack

Original caption: "Tanforan Assembly center, San Bruno, California. Barracks for family living quarters. Each door enters into a family unit of two small rooms. Tanforan assembly center was opened two days before the photograph was made. On the first day there had been a heavy rain. When a family has arrived here, first step of evacuation is complete."
"Former horse stalls at Tanforan race track being used to house Japanese Americans evicted from their homes in San Francisco.
Twenty-five stalls were condemned by San Mateo County Health officials as unfit to live in; however, they remained in use."
Due Process
Dorothea Lange
Courtesy of National Archives
April 29, 1942