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Title
Wartime Civil Control Administration press release no. 4-14
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-04-12
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
A press release where Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen, Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs Division, combats rumors that assembly centers have inadequate facilities to house incarcerated people. He also addresses concerns that these people are not being fed well.
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.
Type
text
Format
Press releases
1 page, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0734
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7248
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Food
World War II--Incarceration camps--Construction
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Food
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Living conditions
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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