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Title
[Memo from Karl R. Bendetsen, Colonel, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, regarding Evacuation Project No. 5]
Creator
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Western Defense Command and Fourth Army: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03-31
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
Contains order for removal of alien and non-alien people of Japanese descent from the San Francisco, California area to the Manzanar Reception Center per Exclusion Order No. 5. General procedures and authority assigned to law enforcement and federal agents to carry out the evacuation.
2 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_0582
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6911
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
Place
Manzanar, California
San Francisco, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
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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