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Telling Our Stories: Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley, 1910's - 1970's

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Rebuilding their lives

After internment, many Japanese Americans originally from the San Fernando Valley, returned to find out that they no longer had a home to return to. Thereafter, trailer park camps, such as in Burbank and Sun Valley, became home to many Japanese Americans.

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Burbank Trailer Park II, circa 1945
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Image Contributed by: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley Names of people: N/A Date: circa November 1945 Place: Lake View Terrace, CA, U.S.A. Photograph by: Charles E. Mace Original ... More »

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