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A press release with a statement from General J. L. DeWitt, Commanding General, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, describing the curfew established by Proclamation No. 3 and movements under Proclamation No. 4. These two proclamations simultaneously prohibit people of Japanese ancestry from leaving Military Area No. 1 and being outdoors between 8pm and 6am. 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.