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Instructions governing operation and maintenance of assembly and reception centers under jurisdiction of the Commanding General, Western Defense Command, May 22, 1942
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, Wartime Civil Control Administration: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Instructions on how to operate and maintain assembly and reception centers. It includes a list of staff and their responsibilities within the centers. It also describes guidelines on operations within the camp, such as religious services, contraband, evacuee rights, and center stores.
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.
Official documents
18 pages, typescript
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
San Francisco, California
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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