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War Relocation Authority Collection
SC.WRA  
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: War Relocation Authority Collection
    Creator: California State University, Northridge. University Library
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.WRA
    Extent: 1.04 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1949
    Abstract: The War Relocation Authority (WRA) was created on March 18, 1942, by Executive Order of the President, No. 9102. This new civilian agency was to be responsible for "the relocation (of evacuees) in appropriate places, providing for their needs in such manner as may be appropriate, and supervising their activities." The collection consists of reports, memoranda, news clippings, news digests, statistics, and other documents issued by the War Relocation Authority leading up to, during, and following the period of Japanese internment.
    Language of Material: English, Japanese

    Historical Note:

    The library created this collection of materials for study and research.

    Scope and Contents

    The War Relocation Authority Collection consists of reports, memoranda, news clippings, news digests, statistics, and other documents issued by the War Relocation Authority leading up to, during, and following the period of Japanese internment.

    Electronic Format:

    Digital reproductions of selected items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project.  

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    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift and purchase, 1990

    Preferred Citation:

    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

    Processing Information:

    Tony Gardner

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Documents
    Photographs