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A description of the War Relocation Authority established by President Roosevelt's executive order. The aim was for the War Relocation Authority to aid the military in the forced removal of Japanese Americans and Japanese nationals to incarceration centers. 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.
Executive orders--United States World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
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