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A press release from the Wartime Civil Control Administration's agricultural division describing how Japanese farms and Pacific coast agriculture has been affected by the forced removal of people of Japanese heritage. The loss of a large amount of agricultural workers and farm owners required the Farm Security Administration to find qualified replacements to protect harvests and "Food for Freedom" storehouses. 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.