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Daily press review, vol. 1, nos. 1-24 (1942)
United States. War Relocation Authority. Information Service Division: publisher
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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Daily press reviews primarily regarding Japanese Americans compiled by War Relocation Authority from May 29 to July 1, 1942. Topics and titles include: shortage of workers on beet fields, incarceree buying $4,000 worth of war bonds, discrimination of Mexican-American and Japanese American field workers and farm labor shortage, gambling charges at various Assembly Centers, education for incarcerated Japanese American students, editorial article calling for all Japanese to be deported, preparing incarceration camps for habitation, dust bowl at Manzanar, "Asks public to watch for Japanese as spies," denying citizenship to Issei, Manzanar incarcerees voting during election, strike at Santa Anita Assembly Center over being served sauerkraut, "Union Opposes Jap Miners," appointing Joseph H. Smart as Heart Mountain Relocation Center director.
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.
Periodicals; Abridgements
52 pages, typescript
Geographic Communities--California
Race and racism--Discrimination
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Work and jobs
Industry and employment--Agriculture
World War II--Incarceration camps--Conflicts, intimidation, and violence
Community activities--Weddings
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Propaganda--Media propaganda
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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