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Comprehensive administrative manual detailing the policies and procedures of the War Relocation Authority, primarily for the use of WRA employees. Also includes policy forms to be used for incarcerees and WRA employees. Sections include: "Establishment of Administrative Instructions Series;" "Procedure for Establishing Industrial Enterprises and for the appointment of Project Chiefs, Industrial Enterprises;" "Procurement of forms;" "Production and Circulation of Information in the Japanese Language;" "Use of Free Mailing Privilege for Relocation Center Newspapers;" "Information Regarding Outside Employment;" "Revisions of Basic Personnel Manual;" "Handling and Safekeeping of 'Restricted', 'Confidential' and 'Secret' Documents;" "Additional Teletype Station;" "Issuance of leave for Departure from a Relocation Area;" "Consumer Enterprises in Relocation Centers;" "Employment Standards for Persons 14 to 18 years of Age;" "Employment and Compensation;" "Public Assistance Grants;" "Accounting Control Records, Payments and Deposits of Collections by Agent Cashiers;" "Furnishing Subsistence to Military Police from Project Mess Store Houses;" "Additional Requirements... Daily Register of Transactions;" "Victory Tax Deductions;" "Project Procurement Procedures;" "Permits to enter and leave Relocation Centers;" "Industrial Enterprises in Relocation Centers;" "Extension of Agent-Cashier Authorization to Include Payment of Grants to Evacuees;" "Visits by Evacuees to other Centers;" "Travel of Evacuees;" "Census of Residents in Relocation Centers;" "Mess Cost Accounting;" "Admission to residence in relocation centers of persons not evacuated from military areas;" "Legal Services for evacuees in relocation centers;" "Operation of motor vehicles on War Relocation Authority business;" "Social Security Benefits for Evacuees;" "Project Reporting System;" "Military Travel Permits and Escorts;" "Leave Reporting System;" "Subsistence Charges for Visitors from the Armed Forces;" "Amendment to Standardized Government Travel Regulations;" "Procurement of Livestock and Special Seeds and Plants;" "Release for Terminated Employees;" "Repatriation and Exchange, with Special Reference to Japan;" "Narcotics;" "Renewal of State Licenses Held by Evacuees;" "Report of deaths of Japanese aliens;" "Property Control and Warehousing;" "Status of Agent Cashiers;" "Revocation of Certifying Officer's Authority;" "Community Activities;" "Photographic Documentation of the WRA Program;" "Purchase of War Bonds by War Relocation Authority Staff" 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.
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Military service World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority World War II--Incarceration camps World War II--Incarceration camps--Food World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs Community activities Industry and employment--Agriculture Education--Higher education World War II--Resistance and dissidence--Expatriation/repatriation/deportation Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation
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