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Contains order for removal of alien and non-alien people of Japanese descent from Military Area No. 1 to the Puyallup Assembly Center in Washington during the period of April 24-May 1, 1942. The memorandum details the proposed evacuation operation including the number of people to be evacuated on each day and instructions for processing. 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.
Geographic communities--Washington World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
Seattle, Washington Temporary Assembly Centers--Puyallup (Camp Harmony)
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives