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The order to transfer Japanese evacuees from the Portland Assembly Center to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming and the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. The order lists the dates, places, and number of people included in the transfer. The order also authorizes the necessary funds to transfer evacuees from assembly centers to relocation centers. 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 4 pages, typescript application/pdf
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') Geographic communities--Oregon--Portland