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Displaying his honors from 20 years of service in the US Navy, an American veteran arrives at the Santa Anita Park ‘assembly center’, a temporary detention facility used during the implementation of Japanese-American internment, 1942

This photo, by Dorothea Lange was not allowed for publication at the time it was taken, the War Relocation Authority impounding the negatives in line with Office of War Information policy to prevent publication of photographs which might engender too much sympathy for the American people being rounded up and placed in internment camps during the war.