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Title
[Wartime Civil Control Administration press release on construction of Manzanar]
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03-18
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 updating the public on the construction of the Manzanar Reception Center in Owens Valley, California. The provided description informs people of the type of housing in the camp, the facilities available, and planned operation.
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
1 page, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0756
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7270
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
Geographic communities--California
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
Place
Owens Valley, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
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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