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Title
State of California [Civilian Exclusion Order No. 63], east Fresno County and Madera County
Creator
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
DeWitt, J.L, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-05-11
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
Broadside instructs Japanese American residents in east Fresno County and Madera County, state of California, that they that they will be excluded from the area by May 17, 1942 and to prepare for evacuation by that date to a Civil Control Office in the area. Residents failing to comply with the Civil Exclusion Order would be subject to criminal penalties and immediately apprehended and interned. Also instructs "responsible family members" to report to the Civil Control Office on May 12 or May 13 for further instruction.
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.
Type
text
Format
Broadsides
1 broadside, typeface
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0236
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/5994
Language
English
Subject
Geographic Communities--California
World War II--Administration--Western Defense Command
Race and racism--Discrimination
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
Place
Fresno County, California
Madera County, California
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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