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Incarcerated Japanese that were eligible for private employement outside their assembly area could be transferred to a closer location. This memorandum briefly describes the process for transportation and the responsibilities of the Assembly Center Manager and Sector Commander. 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.