Members of farm families await evacuation bus. In March they came from Santa Barbara County to Alameda County, so that all members of the family could be evacuated together. Centerville, California, Photo by Dorothea Lange.
Japanese-Canadians being taken to internment camps in the interior of British Columbia in The government sanctioned this forced relocation due to concerns the Japanese would act as spies, and also for their protection against anti-Japanese attacks.
Vanishing B. Japanese-Canadian internment sites in the Slocan The Lemon Creek Internment Camp, constructed specifically to intern Japanese Canadian families. The school in the centre held classes for kindergarten-grade Photos courtesy of Diana Domai.
The Internment Camps of Japanese Canadians In Canada During World War II
After the Japanese Canadians were interned in many of their rights were denied. However in Lemon Creek B. they fought for their right to education, and were permitted to teach the children until grade This picture depicts the school.
The internment camps in Canada remained in existence until After the war, Japanese-Canadians were given the choice to move east of the Rockies or be repatriated to Japan. Japanese Canadians were deported back to Japan.
askhistorians: “ Group of Japanese Canadian girls participating in Bon-Odori (summer festival) at Greenwood, B., Canada In these girls together with an additional 1000 Japanese-Canadians were sent to Greenwood as part of the Japanese.