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A memo sent by Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen containing Administrative Order No. 6 that discussed information to be released to the press. The memo contains a list of information that must be centralized to the Wartime Civil Control Administration headquarters, as well as information that is suitable for dissemination to the branch offices for local radio stations and newspapers. 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.