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Title
[Memo from M. F. Hass, Lieutenant Colonel, Civil Affairs Division, regarding Evacuation Project 25]
Creator
Hass, C. F.: author
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-04-18
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
Contains order for removal of alien and non-alien people of Japanese descent from Military Area No. 1 to the Puyallup Assembly Center in Washington during the period of April 24-May 1, 1942. The memorandum details the proposed evacuation operation including the number of people to be evacuated on each day and instructions for processing.
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
Memorandum
3 pages, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0592
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6921
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--Washington
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
Place
Seattle, Washington
Temporary Assembly Centers--Puyallup (Camp Harmony)
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives

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