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Report covering inspection of movement of evacuees from Marysville Assembly Center to the Tule Lake Relocation Center on June 24 and June 25, 1942
Benson, William F.: author
Bican, N. L.: author
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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Materials in public domain. No restrictions on use.
A report written by William F. Benson, the inspecting officer, detailing how evacuees were moved from Marysville Assembly Center to the Tule Lake Relocation Center in June of 1942. The report details what freight was used, what baggage the evacuees were allowed to take, government property that was issued to the evacuees such as blankets, the times and items that evacuees were fed, a detailed description of the processing process, and the staff that accompanied the evacuees during the relocation. An instruction sheet created by the manager at Marysville Assembly Center, N. L. Bican, is included at the end. The instruction sheet has blank spaces that would be filled in during relocation movements.
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.
Official documents
13 pages, typescript
Geographic communities--California
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
Newell, California
Marysville, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Marysville
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
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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