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Title War Relocation Authority collection, 1942-1949.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Special Collections Reading Room  WRA  box 3    TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  WRA  box 1    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  WRA  box 2    IN LIBRARY
Description 1.04 linear feet
Contents Box 1. WRA documents -- Box 2. Eddie S. Muraoka files -- Box 3. Photographs.
Note 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."
Summary The collection consists of reports, memoranda, news clippings, news digests, statistics, and other documents issued by the WRA. It also includes the Eddie S. Muraoka files which include typed copies of several published articles. Eddie Muraoka was interned at Manzanar. The original order of Muraoka files is preserved.
Indexes Finding aids available in Special Collections.
Provenance Materials were assembled from various purchases and gifts to the Library. It includes the Eddie S. Muraoka files donated in the 1990s by Harold Muraoka.
Local Note Muraoka, Harold; Gift.
Subject United States. War Relocation Authority.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Manzanar War Relocation Center.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans.
Related Names Muraoka, Eddie S.
United States. War Relocation Authority.
Collection Title Japanese-American Internment Camp Collection.
OCLC number 665864132