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[Wartime Civil Control Administration press release announcing the first evacuation in Washington]
United Sates. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A press release announcing the first forced removal Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island, Washington. The notice was scheduled to be posted on March 24, 1942 and the removal completed by March 30, 1942. In that time, all people would have been processed, had a medical examination, and settled their financial affairs and property.
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.
Press releases
1 page, typescript
Geographic communities--Washington--Bainbridge Island
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Owens Valley, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;

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