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[Memo from Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen, Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs Division, with details about the evacuation related to Exclusion Order No. 3]
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Civil Affairs Division: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
A memo sent to the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, the Civil Affiars Division, and the Wartime Civil Control Administration with the details of the evacuation related to Exclusion Order No. 3. The evacuation was for residents in Los Angeles who were being relocated to the Manzanar Reception Center in April 1942
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.
2 pages, typescript
Geographic communities--California
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
Los Angeles, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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