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The 1942 Hayward Japanese-American Evacuation Exhibit: Full Text of This Exhibit

Exhibit showcasing Hayward's role as one of the main evacuation points from which American citizens were sent to relocation camps in World War II.

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Full Text for This Exhibit

Exhibit Title Poster:

World War II Japanese-American Internment:

The Hayward Evacuation

Watkins Street, May 8, 1942

[Images of Japanese-American families with their luggage and name tags hung around their necks, standing around waiting for buses to take them to "relocation" camps]