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A press release encouraging Japanese Americans to make use of the service stations set up by the W. C. C. A. for settling financial, property, and personal affairs prior to being sent to incarceration centers. They also reiterate that Japanese Americans who voluntarily leave will be accommodated as quickly as possible. The press release also emphasizes that the reception centers are distinctly different than concentration camps. 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. batch8