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Report of Bureau of Public Assistance activities in connection with the WCCA program
United States. Bureau of Public Assistance: 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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Report from the Bureau of Public Assistance, Social Security Board detailing the professional services utilized in the field of public health, welfare, and related activities for Japanese Nationals and Japanese American detainees during their forced evacuation in United States incarceration camps during World War II. Subheadings read: I. Function Assigned to Bureau of Public Assistance; II. Staff Organization; III. Preparation for Work; IV. Activities of the Public Assistance Staff.
In 1942, Charles Blankenship, a physician with the U. S. Public Health Service and medical consultant for the Service Command, United States Army in the San Francisco Regional Office, was given the assignment to inspect all Japanese American incarcerees from the Southern California sector for medical conditions before or as they entered the Santa Anita Racetrack Assembly Center, and later Manzanar, Gila River, and Rohwer incarceration camps.
Reports; Statistics; Timetables; Charts; Financial documents
9 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches
Executive orders--United States
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Non-Incarcerated Japanese Americans--'Voluntary evacuation
Family reunification
Identity and values--Children
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Identity and values--Orphans
Identity and values--Multiracial
Identity and values--Old people
World War II--Economic losses
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority--Community Analysis Section
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Administration--Western Defense Command
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration--Finances
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Charles Blankenship Collection

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