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Title
[Wartime Civil Control Administration press release regarding voluntary evacuation]
Creator
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-03-20
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
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.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0751
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/7265
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Preparation
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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