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Title
Statement by the War Department
Creator
United States. War Department: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-12-17
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
In a statement from the War Department that the exclusion of persons of Japanese ancestry is no longer a matter of military necessity. Through the issuance of Major General Henry C. Pratt, the mass exclusion orders are hereby revoked.
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.
Batch13_20170816
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0959
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/12233
Language
English
Subject
Post-World War II
World War II--'Enemy Alien' Classification
World War II--Incarceration camps
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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