Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA)
av Envelope from Kester [sic] E. Suzukli to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, 1942 June 20 (ddr-csujad-20-15)
Envelope without the letter sent by Kester [Lester] E. Suzuki to Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Miller. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_15
doc Individual request for repatriation, Form WCCA R-100 (ddr-csujad-55-185)
Form distributed to individuals requesting repatriation. Questions cover the individual's personal description, citizenship, entry into the United States, residence outside of the United States, education, employment, previous residences, and relatives. Form WCCA R-100. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0187
doc Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, National Chief of Internal Security, to R. B. Cozzens, Field Assistant Director, War Relocation Authority, November 22, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-90)
Contains recommendations for future planning and functions of the Internal Security Section of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, including for a segregation area for "bachelor Kibei and recalcitrants" and detailing needs for personnel, equipment, and security procedures; letter calls for the camp to be considered "maximum type" given that it has become more of an isolation …
doc Relocating A People (ddr-csujad-19-71)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 4, summer 1943, which discusses about the manpower shortage and the considerable expense to the government due to the relocation of 110,000 people of Japanese descent. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_01
img Photograph of Clayton E. Triggs, WCCA Manzanar Camp Manager (ddr-csujad-47-33)
Photograph of Clayton E. Triggs taken at Manzanar Incarceration Camp. He is wearing a three-piece, dark, pinstripe suit standing on a dirt road out in the desert. He has a light cigar in his left hand and a hat in his right. In the background are two parked cars and a truck. Other men in suits …
img Waiting for the first arrivals (ddr-csujad-47-31)
Photograph taken at Manzanar incarceration camp of eleven men posing outdoors; three are crouching in the front row, with eight standing in the back. Five of the eight in the back row are wearing military uniforms, the remaining men are wearing suits and ties. Utility poles and two large tents can be seen in the background, …
img Picking the site (ddr-csujad-47-30)
Photograph of the Owens Valley Coordinating Committee picking the site for the Manzanar Incarceration Camp. From left to right: Wallace Howard (FBI), Rex Nicholson (WCCA), Col. McGill (U.S. Army), Ralph P. Merritt (Chairman, Owens Valley Coordinating Committee), Clayton E. Triggs (WCCA), and Col. Kelton (U.S. Army). Caption reads: Picking the site. Title from caption, which was …
doc Operators of Jap Farm Get U.S. Aid (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-803)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 20, 1942, p. 30
doc Mixed Jap-White Families Freed (September 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-843)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 4, 1942, p. 10
doc 90 Pct. of Jap Farms Occupied (May 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-799)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 17, 1942, p. 12
doc California Japanese Warned to Report (April 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-775)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 26, 1942, p. 30
doc WCCA Bulletin Supplement 4: Policy Governing transfer of evacuees under jurisdiction of WCCA (ddr-densho-356-782)
Policy for the transfer of individuals and families from Wartime Civil Control Administration Assembly Center to War Relocation Authority Relocation Camps.
doc Letter to Harry L. Black from E. Sandquist regarding status of students requesting to attending inland universities (ddr-densho-356-789)
Letter to Harry L. Black, Merced Assembly Center Manager from E. Sandquist, Chief Operations Section Wartime Civil Control Administration. Sandquist informs that the inland universities have been submitted for approval to the War Department and Navy Department and are pending formal approval.
doc Information Release No. 26: Regulations Governing Evacuee Advisory Committee (ddr-densho-356-787)
Memo to all residents of Merced Assembly Center from Harry L. Black, Center Manager regarding the Wartime Civil Control Administration's policy on evacuee advisory committees. Details the committee's formation, function and powers.
doc Memo to assembly center managers about applications for release (ddr-densho-356-788)
Memo to all Assembly Center Managers from Wartime Civil Control Administration regarding policy and procedure for internee's applications for release.
doc Divisions and Personnel at Merced Assembly Center (ddr-densho-356-777)
Booklet that lists staff in each division at Merced Assembly Center.
doc Administrative Notice No. 21 Labor Strikes (ddr-densho-356-799)
Administrative Notice No. 21 from Santa Anita Assembly Center provides excerpts from the Wartime Civil Control Administration Operations Manual regarding work stoppages, labor strikes, quitting, and grievances. The WCCA did not allow work stoppages or labor strikes.
doc Notice and General Instructions to Japanese Seeking Repatriation (ddr-densho-356-976)
Information from the Western Defense Command and the Wartime Civil Control Administration on how to apply for repatriation to Japan.
doc Administrative Notice No. 24 Contraband Articles and Possession of Liquor and Drugs (ddr-densho-356-801)
Administrative Notice No. 24 from Santa Anita Assembly Center quotes the Center Regulations regarding the possession of contraband. Contraband includes: Shortwave Radios, cameras, firearms, weapons, alcohol, and drugs.
doc Information sheet about the Tanforan Racetrack/Detention Center (ddr-janm-4-22)
Information sheet about the history of the Tanforan Racetrack/Detention Center.
doc Letter from Seda Suzuki to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, 1942 September 11 (ddr-csujad-20-19)
A letter sent to Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Miller giving thanks for his sermon. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_19
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has …
doc Letter from the Suzuki's to Rev. and Mrs. Miller, circa 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-13)
Letter from the Suzuki's to Rev. and Mrs. Miller regarding recent happenings at the Santa Anita Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_14
doc Letter from June Harino to Rev. Miller, 1942 October 15 (ddr-csujad-20-22)
A letter from June Harino sent to Miller regarding her being assigned to a camp in Jerome, Arkansas where there awaits a "certain someone" with whom she is very happy. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_11