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Title
State of California, [Instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry living in the following area:] Colusa County, western portions of Sutter and Yuba Counties
Creator
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
DeWitt, J.L, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-05-12
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
Broadside instructs Japanese American residents in Colusa County, and western portions of Sutter and Yuba Counties, state of California, to convene at a nearby Civil Control Station by May 18, 1942 to prepare for evacuation. Instructions describe recommended items to bring for evacuation, services offered at Civil Control Stations, and information for a "responsible family member" to arrive to a Civil Control Station prior to evacuation on May 12 or May 13 for further instruction.
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.
Type
text
Format
Broadsides
1 broadside, typeface
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0147
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5905
Language
English
Subject
Geographic Communities--California
World War II--Administration--Western Defense Command
Race and racism--Discrimination
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
Place
Colusa County, California
Sutter County, California
Yuba County, California
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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