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Report of activities of the United States Employment Service in connection with the Japanese evacuation
United States Employment Service: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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United States Employment Services (USES) report on the logistical organization and management of registering and processing Japanese nationals and Japanese Americans during their forced evacuation to incarceration camps in World War II. Subheadings read: I. Control Station Operations; II. WCCA Team Offices; III. Uses Limited Function WCCA Offices; IV. Recruitment of Preliminary Work Crews in Assembly Camps; V. Recruitment of Preliminary Work Crews for Reception Centers; VI. Recruitment of Evacuees for Private Employment; VII. Other Uses Activities.
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.
Reports; Statistics; Financial documents
10 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches
Executive orders--United States
World War II--Mass Removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Japanese American community responses
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Administration--Western Defense Command
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Medical care and health issues
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Living conditions
World War II--Economic losses
World War II--Immigration detention centers
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration
Geographic communities--Arizona
Geographic communities--California
Geographic communities--Oregon
Geographic communities--Washington
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Migrant labor
Industry and employment--Labor brokering
Industry and employment--Medicine
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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