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[Memo to the Commanding General, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, from Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen, Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs Division, regarding cotton harvest in Arizona]
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Civil Affairs Division: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A memo to the Commanding General of Western Defense Command and Fourth Army with updates to a situation regarding the cotton harvest in Arizona and the recruitment of evacuees. Collaboration between Colonel Bendetsen, General DeWitt, and the Arizona governor aims to have the proper release of stories to the public regarding these matters.
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.
3 pages, typescript
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Administration
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
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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