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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
Bachman, Leonard: author
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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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.
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
Executive orders--United States
World War II--Mass Removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
Hyattsville, Maryland
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Charles Blankenship Collection

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