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Various newspaper articles and clipping compiled by the War Relocation Authority about Japanese Americans written in from February - April, 1944. Primarily articles about Japanese American military service during WWII. Title of articles include: "Jap-Americans find work, happiness in Cleveland," article about Nisei leaving incarceration camps to work in war plants; "Gillespie home from Italian front: high praise for Doughboy and the Nisei," article praising Nisei involvement on the Italian front and condemning the use of the racial slur "Japs, 3000 state's Jap evacuees given work," about Japanese-Americans doing farm war, "Racial bias here laid to the Axis," article condemning racism and calling for American unity to fight Hitler. 16 pages, typescript with printed photographs 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
Identity and values--Japanese American identity Race and racism--Discrimination Race and racism--Stereotypes Identity and values--Nisei Education--Secondary education World War II--Military service World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community Journalism and media--Mass media Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming Geographic communities--California World War II--Leaving camp--'Resettlement
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