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Title
[Wartime Civil Control Administration press release regarding use of W.C.C.A. service centers]
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03-24
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
A press release encouraging communities to direct the Japanese population to W. C. C. A. service centers to prepare for forced removal. The service centers were established in the western parts of Washington, Oregon, California, and southern Arizona and staffed with social workers, employment advisers, Farm Security agents, and representatives from the Federal Reserve bank to organize affairs prior to the forced removal of people of Japanese ancestry.
1 page, typescript
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.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0743
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7257
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
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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