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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. batch5