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Title
[Memo from Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen, Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs Division, regarding repatriation of Japanese evacuees]
Creator
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Civil Affairs Division: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-07-08
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
A memo to all Wartime Civil Control Administration assembly center managers regarding the repatriation of Japanese evacuees. The informative memo was sent so that, if the U.S. State Department ever negotiated exchanges with the Japanese government, a procedure was in place.
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.
Type
text
Format
Memorandum
5 page, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0707
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7224
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Administration
World War II--Resistance and dissidence--Expatriation/repatriation/deportation
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;

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