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Title
Civilian Restrictive Order No. 3
Creator
DeWitt, John L., 1880-1962: author
United States. Army. Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-05-23
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 written delcaration from Lieutenant General J. L. DeWitt, U. S. Army, that roughly 1500 people would be removed from the Puyallup, Pinedale, and Tanforan assembly centers to Idaho. General DeWitt was moving the incarcerated people outside of Military Area No. 1 for private employment but were subject to return whenever ordered to do so.
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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.
Batch13_20170816
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0888
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/12167
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--Idaho
Industry and employment--Agriculture
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Work and Jobs
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
Place
Temporary Assembly Centers--Puyallup (Camp Harmony)
Temporary Assembly Centers--Pinedale
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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