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Title
[War relocation director announces agreement with authorities for employment of 400 evacuees]
Creator
United States. War Relocation Authority: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-05-24
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Materials in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Statement from War Relocation Authority Director M.S. Eisenhower along with letter from Eisenhower to Governor of Oregon, Charles A. Sprague and Civilian Restrictive Order No. 2 statement from Lieutenant General of U.S. Army, J.L. DeWitt regarding hiring 400 Japanese Americans from Portland Temporary Assembly Center to work in the sugar beet fields in Malheur County, Oregon to fill wartime worker shortages. Statement specifies need for sugar beet farm employers to provide adequate wages, safety, and that recruitment will be on a voluntary basis.
4 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_0484
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6311
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Work and jobs
Geographic communities--Oregon
Journalism and media--Mass media
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Plantations
Place
Malheur County, Oregon
Temporary Assembly Centers--Portland
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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