Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer

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Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Collection

Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, regarding transfer of family members to join issei in Department of Justice internment camps. McCloy wary of such transfers, as he believes they would subject Nisei to "issei contamination." Favors instead paroling Issei out of internment camps to rejoin families in War Relocation Authority camps.

6-Nov-42

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  • McCloy, John J.
  • Myer, Dillon S.

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Courtesy of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians

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