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Press release from the Wartime Civil Control Administration announcing populations and locations of Japanese Americans newly forced to leave areas in California and Oregon. At the top of the document there is a note to editors: "contents of this press release must be held in the strictest confidence and must not be published before noon, Thursday, May 7, 1942, P.W.T., at which time the Army will begin posting official orders to the affected areas." Consists of various materials collected and maintained by William J. Mountin, gathered in the course of his work in the Statistical Branch of the Wartime Civilian Control Administration (WCCA). Includes War Relocation Authority (WRA) and WCCA correspondence and memos concerning the administration of the office in San Francisco; copies of statistical reports and bulletins, including those compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau; sample forms, reports, maps, bulletins, and Civilian Exclusion Orders and Instruction broadsides; ephemeral publications of various official organizations concerned with the administration of the U.S. Army Western Defense Command office, including directories and organizational charts; and clippings.
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