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A press release describing areas with high populations of people with Japanese ancestry. Recognizing the densest areas of Japanese populations allows those areas to encourage evacuees to visit W. C. C. A. service centers earlier to expedite the forced removal procedures. 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.