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A bound collection of documents related to the forced evacuation of Japanese Americans to assembly centers and internment camps. The documents include important memoranda, blank procedural documents, and maps showing the population of Japanese Americans in California, Oregon, and Washington. 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.
World War II World War II--Administration World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives