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A memorandum giving instructions on how to process exempt spouses or family members of evacuees to be admitted to the assembly centers and relocation centers. These exempt family members and spouses would have to fill out a form provided by the Civil Affairs Division to be able to accompany persons of Japanese decent to evacuation centers. 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.
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Non-Incarcerated Japanese Americans--'Voluntary evacuation
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