Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Personal property that could not be taken to assembly centers and incarceration camps could be given to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Fiscal Agent of the United States, for storage. The Federal Reserve Bank would store the items listed on the inventory list for the incarcerees. 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.