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State of Washington [Civilian Exclusion Order No. 88], Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clark, Skamania, and Lewis counties
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
DeWitt, J.L, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Broadside instructs Japanese American residents in Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clark, Skamania, and Lewis counties, state of Washington, that they will be excluded from the area by June 3, 1942 and to prepare for evacuation by that date to a Civil Control Office in the area. Residents failing to comply with the Civil Exclusion Order would be subject to criminal penalties and immediately apprehended and interned. Also instructs "responsible family members" to report to the Civil Control Office on May 27 for further instruction.
The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942.
1 broadside, typeface
Geographic Communities--Washington
Race and racism--Discrimination
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
Pacific County, Washington
Wahkiakum County, Washington
Cowlitz County, Washington
Clark County, Washington
Skamania County, Washington
Lewis County, Washington
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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