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State of California, [Instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry living in the following area:] west Placer County
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
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.
Broadside instructs Japanese American residents in west Placer County, state of California to convene at a nearby Civil Control Station by May 14, 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 8 or May 9 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.
1 broadside, typeface
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
Placer County, California
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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