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Inventory of the United States Wartime Civil Control Administration miscellaneous records
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Description
Materials relating to the evacuation and relocation of Japanese-Americans in the United States during World War II, including proclamations, orders, memoranda, population statistics, manuals and maps.
Background
The Wartime Civil Control Administration operated under the Western Defense Command of the United States Army, provided for the evacuation and temporary resettlement of Japanese and Japanese-Americans in areas of the Pacific coast during World War II. The department oversaw all aspects of the evacuation operations, including assembly centers, transportation, and the transfer of evacuees the jurisdiction of the War Relocation Authority, which was responsible for the relocation, maintenance, and supervision of evacuees and operated the internment camps. Source: Federal Records of World War II, Vol. II: Military Agencies, Sec. 1096
Extent
3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.7 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.