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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. 31 pages, 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. batch5
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
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