Letter from Leonard Bachman, Assistant Surgeon General, Acting Director, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Medical Services to Dr. Charles F. Blankenship, Medical Director, retired, September 10, 1981
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Letter urging Dr. Charles F. Blankenship to publish his experiences working in the Public Health Service with circa 1942 incarcerated Japanese Americans. In 1942, Charles Blankenship, a physician with the U. S. Public Health Service and medical consultant for the Service Command, United States Army in the San Francisco Regional Office, was given the assignment to inspect all Japanese American incarcerees from the Southern California sector for medical conditions before or as they entered the Santa Anita Racetrack Assembly Center, and later Manzanar, Gila River, and Rohwer incarceration camps.
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