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[Memo from M. F. Hass, Lieutenant Colonel, Civil Affairs Division, regarding Evacuation Project 17]
Hass, C. F.: author
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Contains order for removal of alien and non-alien people of Japanese descent from Military Area No. 1 to the Santa Anita Assembly Center in California during the period of April 24-May 1, 1942. The memorandum details the proposed evacuation operation including the number of people to be evacuated on each day and instructions for processing.
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.
3 pages, typescript
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
Los Angeles, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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