Letter from US Public Health Services to Merced Assembly Center regarding the sale of contraceptives

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Yuriko Domoto Tsukada Collection

Letter from W. T. Harrison, Senior Surgeon and Director of District # 5 with U.S. Public Health Services in San Francisco to Harry L. Black, Manager of Merced Assembly Center. The letter discusses the availability of contraceptives and venereal prophylactics to internees, and advises Merced make these items available to residents and provide medical guidance on their use when requested.




  • U.S. Public Health Service
  • Black, Harry L.
  • Harrsion, W. T.
  • Evans, Ira K.
  • Nicholson, R. L.


Courtesy of Yuriko Domoto Tsukada Collection, Densho