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Title
Evacuation memorandum number 1
Creator
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
Civil Affairs Division: author
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Dedrick, C. L.: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03
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
A series of memoranda combined to create Evacuation Memorandum No. 1. The series of memoranda are addressed to Richard M. Neustadt, Larry I. Hewes, William H. Hale, Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen, Milton Eisenhower, and Commanding General Northwest Sector. All the memoranda address the evacuation population and process for Bainbridge Island in Washington.
10 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.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0578
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6907
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--Washington
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
Place
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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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