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United States War Relocation Authority

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Works: 568 works in 827 publications in 1 language and 7,694 library holdings
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Roles: Composer, prn
Classifications: D769.8.A6, 940.547273
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Impounded people : Japanese-Americans in the relocation centers by United States( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written in 1946 as one of the final reports of ... the War Relocation Authority."
Wartime exile : the exclusion of the Japanese Americans from the West coast by United States( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WRA historian's account of the people who were evacuated and of the factors which determined their wartime exclusion from their homes on the Pacific Coast. Beginning with a brief chapter on two early-17th century voyages from Japan to the New World and scattered arrivals of Japanese castaways during the 19th century, this report continues with a detailed treatment of the mass migrations of Japanese immigrants from 1884-1908 -- when immigration was curtailed -- factors determining the distribution of the Japanese immigrants along the West Coast, the rise of anti-Japanese sentiment in the region, the facts of the Japanese birth rate, dual citizenship, language schools and other habitually misunderstood and misrepresented issues, a description of the social, economic and cultural life of the immigrants and their children, and finally the events and pressures which culminated in the Executive Order which empowered the Commanding General of the area to evacuate the entire minority
The evacuated people : a quantitative description by United States( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selective statistics for the 120,000 persons of Japanese descent who came under WRA jurisdiction. Presents detailed characteristics of the total group, changing composition of the center populations, resettlement, vital statistics, and pertinent characteristics of special groups developing within the program. Also includes basic data for refugees at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter
The wartime handling of evacuee property by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full, technical and documented account of the government's handling of evacuee property, from the earliest policies of the Federal Reserve Bank and the Farm Security Administration through development of WRA policy, its physical accomplishments, and the current status of the problem
Legal and constitutional phases of the WRA program by United States( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the organization and functioning of the Solicitor's Office of WRA, the major legal and constitutional issues involved in the program, and the specific problems of law faced in connection with the management of relocation centers
The relocation program by United States( Book )

9 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the movement of people from their homes in California, Washington, and Oregon, to assembly and relocation centers, and at greater length with their eventual movement from the centers back to the normal stream of American Life. Traces the development of relocation policy and procedure, delving into agency thinking at various stages and describing the techniques and approaches adopted to achieve the purpose of this program. Describes the workings of the program in the centers and in the field offices, making significant comparisons in problems encountered, techniques employed, and achievements realized
Community government in war relocation centers by United States( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the theory and the practice of evacuee government at the centers; its gradual development within the framework of WRA administrative and legal limitations; its shortcomings, its accomplishments, its long-range significance
Token shipment, the story of America's war refugee shelter by United States( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relocation program : a guide book for the residents of relocation centers /War Relocation Authority by United States( Book )

9 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nisei in uniform by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive order 9066; the internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans by Maisie Conrat( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relocation of Japanese-Americans by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administrative highlights of the WRA program by United States( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WRA : a story of human conservation by United States( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Document # 00187 from the Internment Archives. A history of the evacuation from the perspective of the War Relocation Authority, discussing the practical aspects of the WRA effort, including efforts to help the evacuees
The Tulean dispatch( )

in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A challenge to democracy( Visual )

5 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the evacuation in 1942 of the Japanese-Americans from their homes to relocation centers, describing the self-government, educational opportunities, and activities in these centers
Myths and facts about the Japanese Americans : answering common misconceptions regarding Americans of Japanese ancestry by United States( Book )

7 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Anita pacemaker( )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulletin by Granada Relocation Center( )

in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temporary information publication of Granada Relocation Center established by the War Relocation Authority for civilians of Japanese ancestry
Community analysis report( )

in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of the Interior

controlled identityUnited States. Office for Emergency Management

controlled identityUnited States. War Agency Liquidation Unit

Etats-Unis Department of the interior War agency liquidation unit

Etats-Unis Office for emergency management War agency liquidation unit

Etats-Unis War relocation authority

United States. Department of the Interior. War Relocation Authority.

United States. Dept. of the Interior. War Relocation Authority

United States. Interior Department. War Relocation Authority

United States. Office for Emergency Management. War Relocation Authority

United States. War relocation authority

War Relocation Authority.

War Relocation Authority (United States)

WRA

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English (196)

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