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Title
Wartime Civil Control Administration press release no. 5-2
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-05-02
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
A press release from the Wartime Civil Control Administration to be released May 5, 1942 announcing exclusion orders no. 39 through 43. The press release provided information about registration and destinations for incarcerees. Two new assembly centers were also announced to accommodate the large number of incarcerated people in California and Washington.
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.
Type
text
Format
Press releases
3 pages, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0717
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7230
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California
Geographic communities--Washington
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
Place
Temporary Assembly Centers--Pinedale
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan
Temporary Assembly Centers--Puyallup (Camp Harmony)
Temporary Assembly Centers--Pomona
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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