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Families arrive at the gates of the Stockton Fairgrounds. They form a long line and soldiers search their personal items. It’s late spring and suffocating dust fills the air. The rough-hewn rooms offer little privacy. Fewer than two dozen buildings will house those displaced by Order 9066 as the incarcerated face uncertainty.
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To, Tina, "Stockton Assembly Center Splash Page" (2022). Kizuna: Bonds Beyond Incarceration (Summer 2022). 16.