Column: Chronicling internment, one story at a time


The Pomona Center News, published twice a week, was written by and for internees at the Pomona fairgrounds during the summer of 1942. Archived at the Public Library, its news, community notices, sports and gossip offer a window into the day-to-day life in the camp: births, weddings, talent shows and softball scores.

Wednesday’s column tells the story.

Above, a farewell page of staff portraits from the final issue. In this version, in the bound copy at the library, the names are signed in ink.

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