Archival Finding Aids

Dates

1921-1966 (Bulk 1942)

Collection Number

MSS-2006-02

Abstract

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

United States. Army. Western Defense Command.
United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration
United States. War Relocation Authority
World War, 1939-1945 -- California
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians

Document Type

Finding Aid

Upload Date

2006

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