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United States Wartime Civil Control Administration miscellaneous records
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  • Title: Wartime Civil Control Administration miscellaneous records
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1943
    Collection Number: 68027
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.7 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: 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.
    Creator: United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1968.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Wartime Civil Control Administration miscellaneous records, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Historical Note

    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

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The records relate to the evacuation and relocation of Japanese-Americans in the United States during World War II and include proclamations, orders, memoranda, population statistics, manuals and maps. Materials remain in the original order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    World War, 1939-1945 -- United States