War Relocation Authority Form 26
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War Relocation Authority Form 26 evacuee summary data, 1942.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- War Relocation Authority,
  • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- West (U.S.),
  • Japanese -- United States,
  • Concentration camps -- United States

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About the Edition

The War Relocation Authority (WRA) collected information on individual evacuees on WRA Form 26. The WRA used the data to support the management of individuals and the relocation centers, in general. The series also served as a locater index to the separate series of individual evacuee case files created and maintained by the WRA. After conversion of the punch cards to an electronic form by the Bancroft Library of the University of California in Berkeley in the 1960"s, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, used a copy of the data file to support distribution of reparations to former evacuees.

Edition Notes

Title from disc label.

Other titlesRecords about Japanese Americans relocated during World War II, created, 1988-1989, documenting the period 1942-1945.
ContributionsUnited States. War Relocation Authority.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) +
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17635191M
OCLC/WorldCa180249048

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  The War Relocation Authority, established on Ma , was aimed at them specifically: , men, women, and children were rounded up on the West Coast.   Finding Aids: Estelle Rebec and Martin Rogin, comps., Records of the War Relocation Authority, PI 77 (); supplement in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories. Related Records: Record copies of publications of the War Relocation Authority in RG , Publications of the U.S. Government.   In Executive Order Ma , creating the War Relocation Authority, a civilian agency tasked with speeding the process along.A few days later the first wave of “evacuees” arrived at Manzanar War Relocation Center, a collection of tar-paper barracks in the California desert, and most spent the next three years there. Persons of Japanese ancestry arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from San Pedro. Evacuees lived at this center at the former Santa Anita race track before being moved inland to relocation centers. Clem Albers, Arcadia, CA, April 5, (Photo No. G-3B) About the WRA Records What you need to know before you start Basic Search steps See Examples of Searches Next.

While the title of the novel refers to men and women who either refused to complete or answered 'no' to questions 27 and 28 on the War Relocation Authority's Leave Clearance Application Form, it is also acknowledged as a misnomer since the book's protagonist is sent to federal prison for resisting the draft, not for answering the loyalty. During the spring and summer of , the United States Government carried out, in remarkably short time and without serious incident, one of the largest controlled migrations in history. This was the movement of , people of Japanese descent from their homes in an area bordering the Pacific coast into 10 wartime communities constructed in remote areas between the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Semiweekly No. 1 (Oct. 23, )-no. 41 (Feb. 26, ). Collected in Japanese camp papers. Also issued on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Also available in digital format on the Library of Congress website. English and Japanese. Denson tribune (DLC)sn (OCoLC) War Relocation Authority agency for rounding up more than , Japanese Americans living on the West Coast and interning them in camps located in the western mountains and the desert. The Japanese Americans were forced to abandon their property.

The War Relocation Authority (WRA) collected information on individual evacuees on WRA Form 26 and created a punch card containing information from WRA Form 26 for each evacuee. The WRA used the data to support the management of individuals and the relocation centers, in general. Finding Aid to War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, circa Photographs document the evacuation of Japanese Americans and their life in various Relocation Camps across the United States. Post-war resettlement activities are also recorded. Weekly, Sept. Oct. 23, Vol. 8, no. 8 (Dec. 22, )-v. 27, no. 18 (Oct. 23, ). Collected in Japanese camp papers. Available on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service. Also available in digital format on the Library of Congress website. English and Japanese. Published by the War Relocation Authority. Propaganda for Japanese-American internment is a form of propaganda created between and within the United States that focused on the relocation of Japanese Americans from the West Coast to internment camps during World War l types of media were used to reach the American people such as motion pictures and newspaper articles. The significance of this propaganda was to project.