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Daily press review, vol. 1, nos.13-23 (May 1942)
United States. War Relocation Authority. Information Service Division: publisher
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Daily press reviews primarily regarding Japanese Americans compiled by War Relocation Authority from May 14-27, 1942. Topics and titles include: farm labor shortage, work on beet fields, threat of evacuation for east-coast Japanese Americans, honors and awards for incarcerees, wages at incarceration camps, riot in Canadian internment camp, weddings, dispute over decoration at Japanese Tea Garden, "70,000 Japanese are Now in U.S. Camps," "vagrant transient," harassing and chasing Japanese Americans, school enrollment, not allowing Japanese camp residents to be called as witnesses, "Nebraska Governor Blocks Japanese Entry;" community opinions on citizenship and loyalty, support from the African American community, taking oath of allegiance in camps, "First Baby Born at Tulare Assembly Center," orphanage at Manzanar, ban on citizenship for Issei," "Japanese with photo equipment held at El Paso," arrests made for attack on Japanese girls, Asahi newspaper claims abuse on Japanese Americans, "Japanese at Tanforan Arrested for Gambling," "Idaho University will not accept transfer of Japanese students," self-government at Manzanar, California Governer Olson demanding all of state to be prohibited zone while encouraging incarceree farm work in California fields at the same time.
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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.
Geographic Communities--California
Race and racism--Discrimination
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
World War II
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Industry and employment--Agriculture
World War II--Incarceration camps--Conflicts, intimidation, and violence
Community activities--Weddings
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
World War II--Propaganda--Media propaganda
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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