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A memo from Colonel Karl R. Bendetsen to all personnel in the Wartime Civil Control Administration regarding personal dealings with evacuees. The memo serves as a warning that no personal financial transactions or negotiations are to take place between personnel and incarcerees. 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.