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Title
[Wartime Civil Control Administration press release regarding assembly centers]
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03-28
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
A press release from the Wartime Civil Control Administration announcing the acquisition of property for eight new assembly centers. Officially announced by Colonel Karl Bendetsen, Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs Division, the assembly center sites were procured for Marysville, Sacramento, Stockton, Turlock, Merced, Fresno, Pinedale, and Tulare.
1 page, typescript
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.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0741
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7255
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Construction
Place
Temporary Assembly Centers--Marysville
Temporary Assembly Centers--Sacramento
Temporary Assembly Centers--Stockton
Temporary Assembly Centers--Turlock
Temporary Assembly Centers--Merced
Temporary Assembly Centers--Fresno
Temporary Assembly Centers--Pinedale
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tulare
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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